Medicaid Expansion

Missouri Legislature
5:29 pm
Thu November 29, 2012

Why Expand Medicaid? "It's the Smart Thing to do," Gov. Nixon says

Gov. Nixon promoting Medicaid expansion at Springfield's Jordan Valley Community Health Center in December/Credit: Scott Harvey

On the third stop of a three city tour Thursday, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon reiterated his support for expanding Medicaid, indicating his budget plan for Fiscal Year 2014 will include federal funding that will provide health care for uninsured Missourians; an estimated 300,000 men, women and children. KSMU’s Scott Harvey was at the Springfield event and has this report.

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