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Medicaid expansion

This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon: In an apparent attempt to nudge Missouri’s Republican legislative leaders, the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry has told employers around the state that if the state doesn’t expand Medicaid, they’ll be left holding the financial bag.

This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon: When Gov. Jay Nixon decided to visit the Metropolitan St. Louis Psychiatric Center to make a case for expanding Medicaid, few people in the audience were more pleased than Dr. Roy Wilson, the center’s medical director. He says the visit helped to shed more light on the fact that facilities like his often lack the money for services to head off the adverse consequences of being mentally ill and uninsured.

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