Travis Ford http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Mo. high-risk insurance pool cuts rates 23 percent http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-high-risk-insurance-pool-cuts-rates-23-percent <p>Missouri&#39;s <a href="http://www.mhip.org/">high-risk health insurance pool</a> is cutting its rates by 23 percent.</p><p>The state Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration <a href="http://difp.mo.gov/news/2011/High_risk_health_insurance_pool_reduces_rates_by_nearly_25_percent">announced the cut in rates</a> Tuesday.&nbsp; The high-risk insurance pool is funded by an $81 million federal grant.</p><p>Department spokesman Travis Ford says the decrease is for both new and existing policyholders. Tue, 09 Aug 2011 16:46:43 +0000 The Associated Press & Marshall Griffin 1830 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. high-risk insurance pool cuts rates 23 percent