Tag: department of social services

RELEASE: Governor Greitens announces crackdown on Medicaid providers overprescribing opioids

Governor Greitens announced Monday a new effort to protect Missourians from opioid addiction by cracking down on providers who over-prescribe powerful drugs. Medicaid providers who refuse to comply with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines will be held accountable. Statement from Governor Eric Greitens: “Too often, Missourians seeking real help are getting hooked on dangerous drugs that threaten their lives. We trust doctors to give us sound advice, and most of them do. Family […]

Questions about Capitol security appropriation could be answered in upcoming Budget hearing

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With veto session just days away, all eyes are on the Missouri General Assembly, waiting to see just what might be taken up by the legislators. Many wonder whether the legislature will try to find a new solution to HCB 3, an attempt to sweep funds to shore up and prevent in-home care cuts to 8,000 senior citizens, disabled and veterans, or perhaps take disciplinary action against Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal or […]