Missouri Takes Months to Process Medicaid Applications — Longer Than Law Allows

Missouri Takes Months to Process Medicaid Applications — Longer Than Law Allows

Aneka French applied for Medicaid in October, not long after Missouri became the 38th state to expand eligibility for the program. But her application sat for months in a backlog with tens of thousands of others. While she waited, French, 45, an uninsured medical technician from St. Louis, paid out-of-pocket when she was treated at…