SPOTLIGHT: Changes to MO Medicaid causing problems

Changes made to Missouri's Medicaid system back in 2005 have recently caused a rise in the number of uninsured patients at safety net hospitals, leading to cost increased costs that are then passed along to patients with insurance, reports the Missouri Foundation for Health. While cuts were made to the Medicaid system, the MFH policy analyst Ryan Barker points out that "the need to provide the services did not go down." Article

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