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Gov. Jay Nixon at Bothwell Regional Health Center on April 9, 2014.

Gov. Jay Nixon Discusses Medicaid Reform and Expansion at Bothwell Regional Health Center

Sedalia, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon visited Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia today (April 9) to call on legislators to prevent further damage to the economy and stop flow of taxpayer dollars to other states as a result of the General Assembly’s inaction on Medicaid.

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Health Care Website Stumbles on Last Day

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says a new technical problem briefly prevented last-minute users from signing up on the government's health insurance website. The new problem comes as traffic is surging on deadline day.

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Missouri Lawmakers Hear Pleas for Medicaid Expansion

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers are hearing pleas from low-income workers, business leaders and pastors to expand Medicaid coverage.

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UCM Hosting an Affordable Health Care Act Enrollment Fair

The University of Central Missouri will host the Affordable Health Care Act – Health Insurance Enrollment Fair 3 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 13 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15 at the James C. Kirkpatrick Library, located at the corner of Maguire and Clark streets in Warrensburg.

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Missouri Speaker Plans Health Care Conscience Bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones plans to file legislation that would let health care workers refuse to participate in procedures that violate their ethical or religious beliefs.

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House Passes Bill Targeting Health Care Law

WASHINGTON (DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press) — The House has passed a bill that would impose new security requirements on the Obama administration's implementation of the health care law.

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Government Diagnosis: On the Mend

WASHINGTON (PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press) — Computer crashes should be giving way to insurance coverage — if the government's diagnosis of its health care website is correct.

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Health Insurance Policy Cancellations: Obama Will Allow Old Plans

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he hears Americans who are upset about losing their health insurance "loud and clear" and is offering a fix.

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McCaskill: Public Will Eventually Like Health Law

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Sen. Claire McCaskill says she's "embarrassed and angry" about the rollout of a key part of the new federal health care law. But the Missouri Democrat believes people will eventually come to like it.

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Columbia Conference Examines Health Reform

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Health policy experts from across the state were gathering Friday in Columbia to discuss the future of national health care reform.

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