Appalled: That is probably the nicest thing I can say about state Rep. Steve Hodges’ (D-East Prairie) proposal to force the insurance industry to pay for fertility treatments. This meaningless legislation is consuming the valuable time, energy and resources found under the Gray Dome in Jefferson City. It is yet more proof that our legislators are failing to take the brave initiative to develop a comprehensive health care program to cover all Missourians regardless of the economic or age criteria.
True HMOs could fix health care system
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