Medicaid program offers ‘coaches’ to nurse chronic ailments

Friday, November 2, 2007 | 3:00 p.m. CDT; updated 2:55 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

JEFFERSON CITY — Coaches are called upon to strategize and execute a game plan. In Missouri, there is a need for this type of coach — not to aid the floundering St. Louis Rams, but to help patients in lower income brackets who are suffering from chronic illnesses.