Medicaid Is Stifling Economic Growth in Missouri

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Medicaid costs in Missouri are expected to increase drastically again next year. This yearly refrain will continue again into State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2020, as indicated by the recently released state department requests for next year’s budget. The exploding cost of Medicaid is something my colleagues have written about extensively, especially since the passage of Obamacare in 2010.