Below you will find an overview of the RHC’s current initiatives. To read more about RHC’s past initiatives, visit our Past Work page.
Alive and Well STL
What does it mean to you to be Alive and Well in St. Louis? Alive and Well STL is a community-wide effort focused on reducing the impact of toxic stress and trauma on our health and wellbeing. The research is clear. Toxic stress and traumatic experiences are making many of us sick and together are […]
Gateway to Better Health Demonstration Project
Gateway to Better Health is a national model for providing health care services to the uninsured. This program provides vital outpatient services to approximately 25,000 uninsured adults in St. Louis City and County. Throughout the Demonstration, the RHC in partnership with the State of Missouri directs $105 million over three and a half years in funds toward health care services for uninsured residents.
Medicaid in Missouri
In partnership with the Nine Network of Public Media, the RHC created a program examining the Medicaid expansion decision facing Missouri. This 30-minute program looks at the Missouri Medicaid decision from the perspective of providers, hospitals, politicians, and patients. Watch key clips from this program or read more about this important public policy decision.
To read more about the Commission’s work in detail, download the RHC’s 2017 Priority Activities, voted on annually by the Commission to establish the RHC’s key activities and timeline its work.
If you have questions about Gateway to Better Health, please contact Jennifer Brinkmann.
For all other questions, please contact Rikki Takeyama.
To attend one of our upcoming advisory board meetings, Commission meetings, or Gateway planning meetings, please visit our Get Involved page for event details.