SLAHU News and Updates

2017 Special Session Report

2017 Special Session Report

Governor Greitens called his first Extraordinary Session to consider legislation that would allow the Public Service Commission to negotiate and approve lower electric rates for a longer contract for manufacturers using a lot of electricity. This legislation is necessary to attract a company to build a steel mill in New Madrid Missouri.
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Changing Role of the Healthcare Adviser

Changing Role of the Healthcare Adviser

The May 11 meeting of SLAHU featured a presentation by Allied National National Sales Director Dan Meylan. He discussed the changing role of healthcare advisers under the Affordable Care Act. His complete presentation is available to download here.
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MOAHU Summer Summit

MOAHU Summer Summit

The Missouri Association of Health Underwriters is proud to present a statewide gathering, open to all Missouri agents, account managers and carrier representatives, June 15-16 at the Lodge of the Four Seasons at Lake of the Ozarks.
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Legislative Session Comes to an End

Legislative Session Comes to an End

After weeks of filibusters, extreme infighting among Republicans, and a couple days grinding to a halt, the legislature passed 49 pieces of legislation plus the Budget bills. A record low.
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CANCELED: SLAHU Scramble

CANCELED: SLAHU Scramble

We are disappointed to announce this year’s golf tournament, scheduled for Friday, May 12, has been canceled. Due to the heavy rains throughout the region, the golf course flooded and is currently underwater. SLAHU was notified the course will remain unplayable and closed at least through Friday. Unfortunately, mother nature is a factor beyond our control.
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Budget Finished – Fund Sweep Used to Balance Budget

Budget Finished – Fund Sweep Used to Balance Budget

The Missouri Senate’s journey to push out the state’s $27.8 billion budget has been a hurried effort, having received the bills later than usual, but Missouri’s upper chamber managed to knock out the budget with 24 hours to spare. Sen. Dan Brown, R-Rolla, serves as the chairman of the Senate Appropriations committee and admitted that the budget this session was rather rushed, with the Senate having just 17 legislative days to work out the kinks. And there was plenty to be worked out, as members of both chambers still had strong feelings about certain items, perhaps none more so than the proposed cuts to in-home care and nursing services.
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