Thursday, April 11, 2013

SBU to host open forum on Medicaid expansion

Southwest Baptist University News Release
Contact: Charlotte Marsch, Director of Marketing and Communications
(417) 328-1803 /

SBU to host open forum on Medicaid expansion

BOLIVAR, Mo.Southwest Baptist University is hosting an open forum for discussion of Medicaid expansion from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 18, in the Wheeler Science Center, Room 101, on SBU’s Bolivar campus.

The forum will include explanation of some changes associated with the Affordable Care Act and what Medicaid expansion offers Missouri, as well as open discussion.

The forum is jointly sponsored by SBU, the Missouri Association for Social Welfare and the University of Missouri–Kansas City.

After entering the SBU campus from Springfield Avenue, turn right. Wheeler Science Center is the second building on the right, with parking available on the north side of the building.

For more information, call Christine Saladino, Bachelor of Social Work program director and assistant professor of social work, at (417) 328-1740.

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