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Cancer Society Responds to Medicaid Lawsuit

The American Cancer Society Action Network is responding to a lawsuit intended to force Missouri to implement Medicaid expansion. Three women with serious health problems are suing the state after the Republican-controlled Legislature defunded the expansion. Government Relations Director Emily Kalmer says access to health insurance is key in the fight against cancer….

 

Republicans chose to instead put the extra funding toward an increase in K-12 school transportation, adult daycare, and nursing home care and the hiring of additional public defenders, among other things.


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