Recently released policy briefs discuss the impact the American Health Care Act could have on Medicaid nonexpansion states like Missouri, and Missourians with preexisting conditions. The
most recently released policy
brief is designed to help policymakers understand the BCRA’s influence
on the states that did not expand Medicaid and illuminate the significant
federal funding inequity that exists.
MHA Members Visit Federal Representatives
In 2017, MHA members and staff met with Missouri’s congressional health staff in Washington, D.C. The following materials were used to shape the discussion.
Hospital members shared information on various issues being discussed by Congress and the executive branch. Materials for the May visit, and the rural-focused September visit, are available.
2019 State of the State Budget and Policy Initiatives
MHA discusses Gov. Parson's Jan. 16, 2019, State of the State address to state legislators and his proposed state budget for state fiscal year 2020. The call reviews the governor's 2019 budget and policy priorities and their implications for hospitals. Recording | PowerPoint
Summary of the 2018 Missouri General Assembly
MHA published an issue brief that summarizes the 2018 legislative session. It describes the outcomes of various legislative proposals affecting hospitals and health care.
Missouri Health Matters
Missouri Health Matters is an online community of thousands of Missourians dedicated to improving health care in the state. Missouri Health Matters’ goal is to provide news and research to help our community build a better understanding of the issues and to offer tools to help you make a difference.