Government Relations

UM Legislative Update Newsletter

April 6, 2007

MO HealthNet bill passes Senate

SB577, the bill that revises Missouri’s Medicaid program and creates in its place the MO HealthNet program, was perfected by the Senate on Wednesday, April 4. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Charlie Shields (R-St. Joseph), had a number of amendments added by both parties. It will be third read in the Senate next week and then will move to the House for committee hearings and floor debate.

In its major provisions, the perfected version:

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