HB 700 is Designed to Hurt Missourians
In short, HB 700 would:
- Remove from Missouri HealthNet “any person receiving blind pension benefits and any person deemed eligible due to a diagnosis of breast or cervical cancer;”
- Reduces the eligibility levels for “pregnant women… from 185% of the federal poverty level (FPL) to 133%;”
- Delete the Children’s Health Insurance Plan (CHIP) program by 2019;
- Eliminates the Uninsured Women’s Health Program by 2014…
This list continues.
Take Action Today! Write or call your state representative, Rep. Barnes (Jay.Barnes@house.mo.gov – 573.751-2412) (who just happens to be the Chair of the assigned GOVERNMENT OVERSIGHT AND ACCOUNTABILITY COMMITTEE , Rep. Mark Parkinson, (Mark.Parkinson@house.mo.gov – 573-751-2949), Vice Chair of the Government Oversight and Accountability Committee, and tell them to stop this bill in its tracks.
This bill represents the worse of Missouri and GOP/Conservative politics. If you read closely you will find it is injurious to the health and well-being of Missouri citizens, AND an out right attack of federal government, regulation and agencies.
TAKE ACTION TODAY – THE HEARING IS SCHEDULED APRIL 3.