Blog Posts By: Tonia Wright

Ambition, Personal Politics Block Medicaid Expansion

July 2, 2014


Ask anyone who needs ongoing health care for a chronic condition and they’ll tell you that it’s a crying shame that the Missouri legislature failed to expand Medicaid again. Approximately […]

Marketplace Chasm: Failed Medicaid Expansion Leaves Gaping Hole

March 25, 2014


By the end of January, about 9 million Americans had signed up for health insurance, a mandate under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). February tallies logged about 3.3 million people […]

There’s No Way Around It: Secondhand Smoke Threatens Public Health

February 26, 2014


You don’t have to be a smoker to suffer from heart disease, lung cancer or even throat cancer. People consistently exposed to secondhand smoke, at home or at work, are […]


Health Forward Foundation
2300 Main Street, Suite 304
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 241-7006