Medicaid expansion in Missouri will move forward after Amendment 2 was passed by voters in yesterday’s primary election.
622,036 voted in favor of the amendment while 580,969 voted no.
The State Auditor’s Office estimates 250,000 Missourians will join Medicaid.
Individuals making $17,236 a year and a family of three making $28,676 a year are covered by Medicaid.
Yesterday (Tuesday) Missouri became the 38th state to expand the program.