State lawmakers are debating whether to regulate insurance coverage for new mothers and children. Candyce Clifft has that story from Jefferson City...
At the heart of the debate is the amount of time a new mother spends in the hospital. St. Charles Senator Ted House is sponsoring a bill to require insurance coverage for at least 48 hours after delivery. But, Franklin County Senator David Klarich says this bill means higher insurance costs for everyone...
Representatives from University Hospital and the state Medical Association say the 48-hour stay is standard and necessary. From the state capitol, I'm Candyce Clifft.
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