Legislative Update: Health Care

Issue Summary: Representative Jeff Grisamore (R-Lee’s Summit) is sponsoring legislation to create the “Show-Me Healthy Babies Program” as a separate Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for the unborn children of pregnant women up to 300 percent of the federal poverty level. Grisamore presented House Bill 1063 and House Bill 1065 to the House Committee on Children, Families, and Disabilities last week, one of which is