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Earlier this year, Missouri Governor Eric Grietens vetoed HCB 3, a bill that would have swept money from other state funds to provide care for approximately 8,000 low-income seniors and some disabled Missourians. However, that bill could be reconsidered when the Missouri legislature convenes for its annual veto session in September. According to the Missouri […]

The Missouri Department of Social Services recently notified thousands of Missourians that the MORx prescription drug assistance program wouls expire as of June 30, 2017. At this time, the notice applies to approximately 60,000 Missouri seniors who were eligible for the program under established Medicare guidelines. For people who were eligible for the MORx program […]

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U.S. News – Despite the fact that the United States Senate failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the Trump administration and some state governors have continued to push for further measures designed to weaken or repeal key provisions of the ACA. U.S. News and World Report has continued to track developments related to this […]

Despite several major recent breakdowns in the legislative progress on proposals to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and to restructure Medicaid, Senate Republican leadership is still planning  to advance one of two harmful health care proposals. It is unclear whether the Senate vote would advance a straight repeal of the Affordable Care Act […]

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  • Aug 2 - Current Status Of Efforts To Repeal/Replace ACA
    U.S. News – Despite the fact that the United States Senate failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the Trump administration and some state governors have continued to push for further measures designed to weaken or repeal key provisions of the ACA. U.S. News and World Report has continued to track developments related to this […]
  • Jul 25 - Missouri Senior Services Tax Levy Fund Meeting To Be Held In Conjuntion With Annual Summit
    Throughout Missouri, individual counties have passed special tax levies designed to provide funding for specialized senior services. Each year, representatives from those counties meet to discuss the nature and status of those county programs. This year, the 13th Annual Missouri Senior Services Levy Fund Meeting will be held prior to the opening session of the […]
  • Jul 25 - Legislation To Help Seniors Could Be Reconsidered During Veto Session
    Earlier this year, Missouri Governor Eric Grietens vetoed HCB 3, a bill that would have swept money from other state funds to provide care for approximately 8,000 low-income seniors and some disabled Missourians. However, that bill could be reconsidered when the Missouri legislature convenes for its annual veto session in September. According to the Missouri […]