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Missouri Voters Latest To Approve Medicaid Expansion

Politico By: Rachel Roubein Missouri voters on Tuesday approved Medicaid expansion to many of the state’s poorest adults, making their conservative state the second to join the Obamacare program through the ballot during the pandemic.The Missouri ballot measure expands Medicaid to about 230,000 low-income residents at a time when the state’s safety net health care […]

Parsing Medicaid Expansion in Missouri

Flatland By: Tammy Worth On Tuesday, voters in Missouri will decide if the state will become the 38th in the country to expand its Medicaid program. The expansion could cover more than 200,000 Missourians currently ineligible for the program, a majority of whom are working adults… Expansion states have seen a 50% reduction in infant […]

What Are Leaders Doing to Address Racial Health Disparities

Spectrum News By: Kevin Frey The coronavirus has only underlined the health disparities between Black and White Americans. African Americans have higher rates of diabetes, hypertension, and other ailments. They also are more likely to lack health insurance. So, what have leaders done to address these inequities – and what more could they be doing?… […]