Rural Missourians need Medicaid expansion

“We’re not a herd of cattle,” Huntsville resident Susan Burks said in response to what she wants policymakers to understand.
After working hard her entire life before falling on hard times in her 50s, Susan, like about 300,000 other Missourians, finds herself in the Medicaid gap — too young for Medicare, which she will get at 65. Because her adult children are no longer dependents …
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