Family Health Center of Boone County http://kbia.org en As Missouri's Medicaid awaits reform, health centers continue to serve uninsured http://kbia.org/post/missouris-medicaid-awaits-reform-can-health-centers-continue-serve-uninsured <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on KBIA’s</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> talk show Intersection, host Ryan </span>Famuliner<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> sat down with State Sen. Kurt Schaefer (R-Columbia), Rep. Caleb </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rowden&nbsp;(R-Columbia) and Rep. Chris Kelly (D-Columbia) to discuss the legislative session that ended on Friday. One of the main things on the show’s agenda was, of course, Medicaid expansion – or lack thereof.</span></p><p>Famuliner asked the panelists why the expansion failed to pass.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 22 May 2013 16:17:36 +0000 Harum Helmy 34124 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate considers newborn screenings for heart disease http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-considers-newborn-screenings-heart-disease <p>The Missouri Senate has given initial approval to a bill that would require newborn screenings for congenital heart disease. Wed, 27 Mar 2013 22:56:41 +0000 Associated Press 31101 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate considers newborn screenings for heart disease Missouri health centers receive funding boost http://kbia.org/post/missouri-health-centers-receive-funding-boost <p>The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services granted over 10 million dollars to Missouri health centers Tuesday. As part of the Affordable Care Act, the nation&rsquo;s new health care law, the funds are going to five community health centers across the state. Martin Kramer is a spokesperson for the U.S. Health, Resources and Services Administration. He says the funds will allow the centers to expand their services to more people in need.</p> Tue, 01 May 2012 21:44:02 +0000 Gina Cook 13368 at http://kbia.org