Medicaid expansion is a fundamental part in Gov. Nixon's proposed budget for the 2014 fiscal year. In the annual State of the State address, Nixon highlighted the possible economic benefits of an expansion.
As part yesterday's Supreme Court decision on Obama's health care law, the justices ruled the federal government can't revoke states' Medicaid funding for failing to comply with the law's required Medicaid expansion. And as Véronique LaCapra reports, that could leave some Missourians without access to health insurance.