The percentage of people who get health insurance through their employer has dropped significantly in Missouri during the past decade.
A report released Thursday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation says that fewer than 63 percent of Missouri residents had employer-sponsored health insurance in 2011, down from 75 percent in 2000.
Missouri's decline was greater than national average of a roughly 10 percentage point drop.
Attorney General Chris Koster wants a federal judge to clarify a recent ruling that struck down a Missouri law exempting moral objectors from mandatory birth control insurance coverage.
The Missouri Senate has approved legislation requiring insurance companies to cover medical services provided electronically if they cover for the same service delivered in person.
The Missouri Senate has given preliminary approval to a bill that would study the cost of making insurance companies provide coverage for eating disorders.