Tag: medicaid

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 […]

St. Louis County Easterseals invites congressional staff & local elected officials to open house

BALLWIN, Mo. — Easterseals Midwest has invited congressional office staff members, community leaders and local elected officials to learn more about their work with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout Missouri. Easterseals Midwest, a century-old disability service provider, is hosting an open house Friday in Ballwin to inform local lawmakers and leaders about the work it does to help children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities gain skills to achieve all life has […]

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 […]