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Professor Sidney Watson was quoted in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch concerning the proposed American Health Care Act. May 26, 2017
Grassroots Health Law and Policy students help pass healthcare legislation in Missouri January 31, 2017
Meet Me in St. Louis November 30, 2015
Professor Sidney Watson comments on Gov. Jay Nixon's new proposals for Missouri's Medicaid plan in the Post Dispatch April 20, 2015
Professor Sidney Watson sat down with St. Louis Public Radio to give helpful tips and answer questions about open enrollment for Affordable Care Act health insurance coverage December 11, 2015
Professor Sidney Watson spoke with Bloomberg Radio about the Trump administration’s efforts to change the Medicaid system. April 2, 2018
Professor Sidney Watson spoke with St. Louis Public Radio about yesterday's SCOTUS decision in King v. Burwell June 29, 2015
Professor Sidney Watson talked with St. Louis Public Radio about 2018 Affordable Care Act premiums. November 2, 2017
Professor Sidney Watson was featured on St. Louis Public Radio discussing the rising health insurance costs in Missouri. January 23, 2017
Professor Sidney Watson was in the Columbia Missourian explaining the benefits of Missouri expanding Medicaid April 20, 2015
Professor Sidney Watson was interviewed by KBIA 91.3 AM in Columbia, Missouri for a piece on how cuts to Medicaid would affect rural hospitals. June 15, 2017
Professor Sidney Watson was interviewed by The Columbia Missourian about the University of Missouri pulling subsidies for graduate student health insurance plans September 28, 2015
Professor Sidney Watson was interviewed by The Southeast Missourian for their piece about the big effects tax credits could make in local health-insurance costs November 9, 2015
Professor Sidney Watson was interviewed by the St. Louis Post Dispatch and by Insurance Business America about the bill approved by Missouri Legislature that allows the state to review the prices of health insurance before they’re sold to consumers May 19, 2016
Professor Sidney Watson was interviewed by The St. Louis Post Dispatch in an article that explains the new EPO health insurance plan to consumers January 11, 2016
Professor Sidney Watson was interviewed by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about the proposed double-digit price hikes for some health insurance plans that are raising alarm bells about the affordability July 20, 2015
Professor Sidney Watson was interviewed for two articles commenting on a new proposal in the Missouri legislature that would alter Medicaid in the state. One article appeared in Missourinet and another was featured in the Columbia Missourian. March 2, 2017
Professor Sidney Watson was interviewed in an article by Bloomberg BNA about the role the 2016 election plays in the further Medicaid expansions July 28, 2016
Professor Sidney Watson was interviewed in an article by the St. Louis Post Dispatch about a Missouri proposal that could fine you for missing a doctors visit June 10, 2016
Professor Sidney Watson was interviewed in an article by The St. Louis Post Dispatch about a new report that found that St. Louis Hospitals has increased in profits but has declined in charity care July 7, 2016
Professor Sidney Watson was on STL Public Radio to answer questions about the Affordable Care Act April 20, 2015
Professor Sidney Watson was quoted by KCUR on the Trump administration removing cost-sharing reduction payments for insurance companies. April 2, 2018
Professor Sidney Watson was quoted by Kirksville Daily Express about the higher health insurance costs for residents in Northeast Missouri than in the rest of the state November 4, 2015
Professor Sidney Watson was quoted by MyMOinfo.com concerning Medicaid eligibility. November 2, 2017
Professor Sidney Watson was quoted by the St. Louis Post Dispatch about an expected increase in Medicare premiums October 16, 2015
Professor Sidney Watson was quoted by the St. Louis Post Dispatch on the decreasing level of charity care provided in Missouri. August 17, 2015
Professor Sidney Watson was quoted by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about the future and funding of Missouri's Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act April 29, 2015
Professor Sidney Watson was quoted by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch regarding changes in government healthcare options. December 5, 2017
Professor Sidney Watson was quoted in a Modern Healthcare article on the efforts by the Missouri legislator to transform Medicaid, cutting necessary funding. January 23, 2017
Professor Sidney Watson was quoted in a NPR piece discussing the effects the GOP health care plan could have on rural areas. The piece was aired on the national Marketplace program. July 7, 2017
Professor Sidney Watson was quoted in a piece by the St. Louis Post Dispatch about BJC Healthcare trying to steer away from out-of-network patients November 4, 2015
Professor Sidney Watson was quoted in a St. Louis Post Dispatch article on University of Missouri ending funding for graduate student health insurance. August 18, 2015
Professor Sidney Watson was quoted in a St. Louis Public Radio story regarding raises in Missouri health insurance premiums. January 23, 2017
Professor Sidney Watson was quoted in an article by KCUR on the cost of Medicaid versus private insurance. March 13, 2018
Professor Sidney Watson was quoted in an article by The Missouri Times about the House's approval of the “Health Insurance Rate Review” bill May 11, 2016
Professor Sidney Watson was quoted in an article by The St. Louis American about ways to improve the health and well-being of African Americans in the St. Louis area July 11, 2016
Professor Sidney Watson was quoted in an article by the St. Louis Post Dispatch about a bill written by Missouri legislators that could hat could allow many health insurance plans to limit consumers’ access to specialty physicians January 27, 2016
Professor Sidney Watson was quoted in an article by The St. Louis Post Dispatch about Health insurers are planning to raise premiums for individual plans in Missouri in 2017 August 8, 2016
Professor Sidney Watson was quoted in an article by the St. Louis Post Dispatch about the health insurer Aetna reducing its 2017 presence on the Affordable Care Act's public exchanges in Missouri August 24, 2016
Professor Sidney Watson was quoted in an article by the St. Louis Post Dispatch about UnitedHealthcare's agreement to stop requiring referrals before visits to specialists August 3, 2016
Professor Sidney Watson was quoted in an article by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about health insurance coverage of air ambulance transportation. April 12, 2018
Professor Sidney Watson was quoted in an article that was posted online at KCUR, Kansas City’s local NPR station. The article discussed the repercussions for families after a repeal of the Affordable Care Act. March 2, 2017
Professor Sidney Watson was quoted in article from the Washington Times discussing Missouri’s plans to change health care which could affect Medicaid. April 27, 2017
Professor Sidney Watson was quoted in Modern Healthcare on progress of the process the state of Indiana is taking in requesting a Medicaid waiver. July 7, 2017
Professor Sidney Watson was quoted in National Catholic Reporter article on the work of SLU professor Dr. Fred Rottnek who has served as medical director for corrections at the St. Louis County Jail. June 15, 2017
Professor Sidney Watson was quoted in piece for KCUR FM Kansas City concerning the need for competition in healthcare. January 23, 2017
Professor Sidney Watson was quoted in the Kirksville Daily Express about the reasons the Missouri should expand Medicaid April 20, 2015
Professor Sidney Watson was quoted in the St. Louis Post Dispatch concerning Trump’s new Health and Human Services secretary, Tom Price. May 26, 2017
Professor Sidney Watson was quoted in the St. Louis Post Dispatch on how current health care legislation has saved lives and money in some instances. June 6, 2017
Professor Sidney Watson was quoted in the St. Louis Post Dispatch regarding Saint Louis County healthcare costs. January 23, 2017
Professor Sidney Watson was quoted in the St. Louis Public Dispatch pertaining to a bill which would let Missouri insurance regulators analyze health insurance rates. January 23, 2017
Professors Sidney Watson and Tim Greaney was interviewed by St. Louis Public Radio about health care company Aetna pulling out from Missouri’s Affordable Care Act health exchange next year August 19, 2016
Sidney Watson talked with St. Louis Public Radio about the Affordable Care Act and present day healthcare confusion. November 2, 2017
Watson Named Jane and Bruce Robert Professor of Law April 10, 2015
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Sidney D. Watson November 17, 2017

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