Business hopes for insurance help

Associated Industries of Missouri’s “wish list” for the upcoming legislative session includes a call for all Missouri workers to have healthcare benefits, and for all businesses to have the ability to afford to provide those benefits. Associated...

Health board dedicated to poor

A board is now in place and the Missouri Foundation of Health will soon be helping many Missourians obtain health care. The foundation is the outgrowth of a lawsuit the state filed against Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Missouri, when it decided to shed non-profit status...

Bill targets uninsured

Uninsured motorists, watch out! A crackdown on uninsured drivers has been signed into law. State Representative Jim Kreider of Nixa is glad to see a bill become law that funds a statewide database to identify uninsured motorists. The legislature created the database...

Health committee gathers

A lot of money devoted to a serious problem is at stake as a special committee suggests names for The Missouri Foundation for Health board. The foundation is an outgrowth of the state settlement with Blue Cross/Blue Shield of St. Louis when it created the for-profit...

House Moves to Crackdown Further on Uninsured Motorists

Missouri is set to tighten the screws down even further in its crackdown on uninsured motorists. The House has passed and sent to the Senate a proposal to fund a statewide database to identify uninsured motorists, a problem sponsor Bill Gratz of Jefferson City says is...