LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Medicaid Managed Care

Posted by Dave Berry

Gate Way Group Contact: Dave Berry 

Expanding Medicaid Managed Care: A bill extending Medicaid managed care has been scheduled for a hearing next Tuesday, January 21st at 2pm. Senate Bill 518, filed by Senator David Sater (R-Cassville) would extend the current MO HealthNet Managed Care program statewide by January 1, 2015.  This program would be extended to all eligible groups enrolled in a managed care plan as of January 1, 2015.  See here for an article describing the Senate’s top recommendation for using managed care policies for all parents and children on Medicaid.