individual mandate http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Nixon says 'Washington Healthcare Law' not good for Missouri http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-says-washington-healthcare-law-not-good-missouri <p>With the United States Supreme Court&#39;s decision on healthcare expected to come on Thursday, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon broke with his party on Monday over a key part of the legislation.</p><p>Speaking with reporters in St. Louis, Governor Nixon sounded more like a Republican when asked about the impending decision.</p><p>Referring to the Affordable Care Act as the &ldquo;Washington Healthcare Law&rdquo; Nixon spoke out against the key ingredient of President Obama&rsquo;s signature legislation&mdash;the so-called individual mandate requiring people to purchase health insurance.</p> Mon, 25 Jun 2012 23:02:41 +0000 Adam Allington 3981 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon says 'Washington Healthcare Law' not good for Missouri Mo. gets federal grant to build online health insurance exchange http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-gets-federal-grant-build-online-health-insurance-exchange <p>Missouri has received <a href="http://www.healthcare.gov/news/factsheets/exchanges05232011a.html">a federal grant</a> of close to $21 million to help build <a href="http://www.healthcare.gov/law/provisions/exchanges/index.html">an online health insurance exchange</a>.<br /> Fri, 12 Aug 2011 21:38:29 +0000 VĂ©ronique LaCapra 1863 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. gets federal grant to build online health insurance exchange