State poverty level standards

November 12, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CST
Gov. Jay Nixon announced $32 million in cuts to Medicaid. The proposed health care reform bills will increase the percentage of the federal poverty level required for eligibility to receive Medicaid. Missouri has one of the lowest Medicaid eligibility rates in the nation.
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