Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Agreement Reached On Bridgeton Landfill, But Questions Still Remain http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/agreement-reached-bridgeton-landfill-questions-still-remain <p></p> Tue, 14 May 2013 23:07:17 +0000 VĂ©ronique LaCapra 26398 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Agreement Reached On Bridgeton Landfill, But Questions Still Remain Mo. hiring temp workers for Medicaid assessments following SynCare withdrawal http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-hiring-temp-workers-medicaid-assessments-following-syncare-withdrawal <p>A Missouri health official says the state could need as many as 130 temporary workers to evaluate the needs of thousands of Medicaid patients <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-dept-health-and-senior-services-take-over-syncare-role">after an outside contractor quit</a>.</p><p>Indiana-based SynCare LLC quit after three months amid complaints about its service and disagreement with Missouri officials.</p> Thu, 15 Sep 2011 20:36:40 +0000 The Associated Press 2063 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. hiring temp workers for Medicaid assessments following SynCare withdrawal Mo. Dept. of Health and Senior Services to take over SynCare role http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-dept-health-and-senior-services-take-over-syncare-role <p><strong>Updated 4:25 p.m. with comments from Mo. House Budget Chairman Ryan Silvey (R, Kansas City), who also oversees an interim committee looking into complaints against SynCare.</strong></p><p>The State of Missouri is taking over the duties of SynCare, an Indianapolis-based company which won a contract in February worth as much as $5.5 million a year to determine whether thousands of Missouri Medicaid recipients qualify for home-based medical services or help with daily chores.&nbsp; Thu, 01 Sep 2011 16:36:09 +0000 Kelsey Proud, The Associated Press & Marshall Griffin 1976 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Dept. of Health and Senior Services to take over SynCare role