Gov. Nixon pushes plan to expand Missouri's Medicaid program

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 | 7:00 p.m. CDT; updated 8:43 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, April 9, 2013

JEFFERSON CITY — Gov. Jay Nixon led a three-front charge Tuesday to expand Missouri's Medicaid program, meeting privately with reluctant state senators, rallying publicly with hundreds of disability advocates and chatting with the nation's top health care official about whether particular Medicaid proposals could win federal approval.