State health insurance pool premiums too high for neediest uninsured

Wednesday, December 16, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CST; updated 5:24 a.m. CST, Wednesday, December 16, 2009

JEFFERSON CITY — More than 16,000 of the sickest and most uninsurable Missourians could be covered under the state health care pool if it weren't for high insurance premiums, according to the pool's director.