The Missouri House and Senate have appointed special committees to study reform of the state’s Medicaid system and the issue of Medicaid expansion funded under the Affordable Care Act. These committees have begun holding hearings. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that one of the groups, the House Interim Committee on Citizens and Legislators Working Group on Medicaid Eligibility and Reform, has a hearing scheduled for Aug. 14 in St. Louis
Following are the three committees. Follow the links below to their websites for list of members and current hearing schedules.
House Interim Committee on Citizens and Legislators Working Group on Medicaid Eligibility and Reform (a 50-member group of citizens and legislators including SLMMS members Randy Jotte, MD; Ed Weisbart, MD; and Charles Willey, MD; as well as other physicians and health-care leaders from around the state)
Senate Committee on Medicaid Transformation and Reform
House Interim Committee on Medicaid Transformation