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Missouri leaders outline true cost of proposed Medicaid expansion

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Missourians will vote August 4 on expanding Medicaid in the state. Although the political ads make it sound appealing, it would come at a high cost to taxpayers, state leaders said. Medicaid, ...

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Kelly: more money for schools, Medicaid expansion, welfare, gun control, climate change; restrict faith-based adoption

Kansas Gov.-elect Laura Kelly insists the state budget she’s preparing can fully fund the state’s schools, expand Medicaid coverage to another 150,000 people and begin to repair a troubled child welfare system ...

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Kansas must fund Planned Parenthood after ruling

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Kansas must continue funding Planned Parenthood with state and Medicaid funding after a Supreme Court ruling. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, Dec. 10 announced it has refused to hear an appeal ...

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Missouri fears Medicaid expansion will bankrupt state

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As neighboring states struggle with bankruptcy, some say brought on in part by Medicaid expansion, Missouri Republican lawmakers would rather fix the system than add another entitlement funded by taxpayers. Half of ...

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Hospital billing scheme probe spreads to Kansas

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A Kansas couple has filed a lawsuit that involves a $90 million billing scheme found last year at a rural Missouri hospital. James and Phyllis Shaffer are suing Jorge Perez over what ...

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