Kathleen Sebelius http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Sebelius Puts A Price And Face On Health Insurance Coverage In Missouri http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/sebelius-puts-price-and-face-health-insurance-coverage-missouri <p>U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius tried to put a price tag and a face on the government’s health reform push in Missouri when she visited the Grace Hill Water Tower Health Center on Friday.&nbsp;</p><p>The price tag: $5 million a day. That’s how much she says Missouri is losing by refusing to expand its Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act.</p><p>The face: a local resident who praised the law for the help it is providing his family while he attends law school.</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 21:59:26 +0000 Robert Joiner & Jason Rosenbaum 33390 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Sebelius Puts A Price And Face On Health Insurance Coverage In Missouri Top U.S. Health Official Says Insurance Marketplace Will Help Many ― But Not All http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/top-us-health-official-says-insurance-marketplace-will-help-many-not-all <p>U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was in St. Louis on Thursday to talk about the Affordable Care Act.</p><p>Sebelius met with city and county officials and representatives of the local healthcare community in a closed-door session at St. Louis City Hall.</p><p>Speaking at a press conference after the meeting, Sebelius said as of October 1, Missourians will be able to purchase health insurance through a new online marketplace.</p><p>Sebelius said many of Missouri's 800,000 uninsured will be able to get coverage.</p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 00:08:56 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 30037 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Top U.S. Health Official Says Insurance Marketplace Will Help Many ― But Not All Nixon Takes Medicaid Expansion Campaign To Mo. Senate Republicans http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-takes-medicaid-expansion-campaign-mo-senate-republicans <p></p><p><a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/" style="LINE-HEIGHT: 1.5">Missouri Senate</a><span style="LINE-HEIGHT: 1.5"> Republicans were visited Tuesday by Democratic</span><a href="http://gov.mo.gov/" style="LINE-HEIGHT: 1.5"> Governor Jay Nixon</a><span style="LINE-HEIGHT: 1.5">.</span></p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 20:53:22 +0000 Marshall Griffin 25271 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon Takes Medicaid Expansion Campaign To Mo. Senate Republicans Sebelius in St. Louis to tout health care law ahead of anniversary, Supreme Court hearing http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/sebelius-st-louis-tout-health-care-law-ahead-anniversary-supreme-court-hearing <p>As the second anniversary of the passage of the Affordable Care Act approaches, a top surrogate of President Obama says the law will survive political and constitutional challenges to have a third anniversary.</p><p>The US Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius, was in St. Louis on Monday, part of a coordinated effort by President Obama and his surrogates to answer criticisms of the law.</p> Mon, 19 Mar 2012 22:12:37 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 3299 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Sebelius in St. Louis to tout health care law ahead of anniversary, Supreme Court hearing