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January 13, 2017

House Budget Committee Organizes for 2017 Session

New Budget Chairman Scott Fitzpatrick welcomed 17 new members to the 35-member budget committee. Rep. Justin Alferman serves as vice-chairman and Rep. Michael Butler as the ranking minority member. This year, members of the budget committee will also be members of at least one of
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Federal Health Update, January 13, 2017

Senate Republicans took their first major step toward repealing the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, approving a budget blueprint that would allow them to gut the health care law without the threat of a Democratic filibuster. After a marathon session, the Senate voted 51 to 48 to
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Senate Committee Hears Bill to Dramatically Alter Medicaid

The Senate Committee on Seniors, Families and Children heard testimony on a bill that would allow dramatic changes to the way Missouri operates its Medicaid program. Sometimes referred to as the Global Waiver bill or the Block Grant bill, Senate Bill 28 (Sater) would: Authorize
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Medicaid in Missouri: 2017 Chart Book

The Missouri Budget Project’s “Medicaid in Missouri: 2017 Chartbook” illustrates the basics of Medicaid in our state, including who is covered, how it is financed, and how the health care services impact Missourians. Download the PDF Version  
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