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health insurance exchange
4:38 pm
Fri August 12, 2011

Mo. gets federal grant to build online health insurance exchange

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Missouri has received a federal grant of close to $21 million to help build an online health insurance exchange.

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Missouri Health Insurance
11:46 am
Tue August 9, 2011

Mo. high-risk insurance pool cuts rates 23 percent

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Missouri's high-risk health insurance pool is cutting its rates by 23 percent.

The state Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration announced the cut in rates Tuesday.  The high-risk insurance pool is funded by an $81 million federal grant.

Department spokesman Travis Ford says the decrease is for both new and existing policyholders.

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Health Insurance
1:17 pm
Tue January 18, 2011

Mo. drops rate for high-risk health insurance

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A report by Elana Gordon, KCUR

Missouri's new high-risk insurance program is dropping premiums by as much as 25 percent. 

The state launched the pool this summer as part of the federal health law.

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Insurance lawsuit
9:51 am
Tue January 11, 2011

WashU sued over billing practices

Washington University is the target of a lawsuit challenging the way healthcare providers charge for their service.
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Steven Powell wants to change the way health care providers charge for their product.

Powell, a factory worker, filed suit Friday challenging a billing practice known as balance billing.

From the St. Louis Post-Dispatch:

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