John Huff http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Missouri To Let Insurers Renew Canceled Health Policies http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-let-insurers-renew-canceled-health-policies <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Missouri will allow health insurance companies to continue offering policies that otherwise would have been&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">canceled</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;under the terms of the new federal health care law.</span></p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 19:08:01 +0000 The Associated Press, Kelsey Proud & Marshall Griffin 31626 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri To Let Insurers Renew Canceled Health Policies Mo. delays work on health insurance exchange http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-delays-work-health-insurance-exchange <p>Missouri insurance officials have postponed a vote to draw down $13 million from Washington that would be used to help set up a health insurance exchange.&nbsp; The exchange is required by the new federal health care law.</p><p>Members of the state&rsquo;s<a href="http://mhip.org/"> health&nbsp;insurance pool&nbsp;</a>had tentatively planned to&nbsp;take action today, but&nbsp;State Senators <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/11info/members/mem01.htm">Jim Lembke </a>(R, Lemay), <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/11info/members/mem07.htm">Jane Cunningham </a>(R, Chesterfield) and <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/11info/members/mem34.htm">Rob Schaaf </a>(R, St. Joseph) dropped in on the meeting and persuaded them to postpone the vote. Thu, 15 Sep 2011 19:46:09 +0000 Marshall Griffin 2061 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. delays work on health insurance exchange