Tag: Care

Health mandate rescinded with passage of tax bill

| December 21, 2017

Part of the tax plan that passed both houses of Congress this week was the repeal of the ACA mandate.

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Missouri lawmakers review state health care in view of federal changes

| November 16, 2017

The Interim Committee on Stabilizing Missouri’s Health Insurance Markets was recently created for the purpose of gaining a better understanding of what changes at the federal level would mean to markets in the state.

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Affordable Care Act still in effect as sign-up deadlines approach

| December 15, 2016

The future of the Affordable Care Act, also known as ‘Obamacare’, hangs in the balance with a new executive administration taking power. Promises to completely repeal the massive legislation still ring fresh from the recent presidential campaign.  However, president elect, Trump, has indicated his administration will consider keeping some portions of ACA.  Specifically, a requirement […]

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Rising health care costs prompt more vigilance from PBMs

| November 1, 2016

Pharmacy Benefit Managers play an ever increasing role in negotiating rebates from drug manufacturers, encouraging generic varieties, and creating networks of affordable pharmacies.

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Child care availability study indicates perception gap

| October 27, 2016

A new poll of parents and their views regarding child care was recently cited by experts as evidence of a general lack of knowledge about the quality of child care.

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Marriage of technology and medical disorder treatment

| October 13, 2016

Increasingly, devices can be utilized to detect and fight depression.

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‘Obamacare’ repeal finally reaches Obama’s desk

| January 6, 2016

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 marks the successful attempt at passage of a bill which guts the Affordable Care Act.

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Above-poverty-level pregnancies covered in Missouri

| January 1, 2016

Governor, Jay Nixon recently signed into law an expansion of health care services for pregnant women.

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Senator Roy Blunt not happy with report from VA administration

| October 5, 2015

The report pertaining to the John Cochran facility in St. Louis indicated possible fraud.

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