Improving access and health outcomes for the uninsured and underinsured across the St. Louis region

A National Model for Health Care

Following the closure of the last public hospital in St. Louis, the region faced a fiscal crisis jeopardizing the St. Louis health care safety net. The St. Louis Regional Health Commission (RHC) was formed in 2001 to ensure the financial stability of the safety net and develop an integrated health system that continues to support uninsured and vulnerable patients across the community.

Read more about the RHC’s history.

Upcoming Events

  • Provider Services Advisory Board Meeting

    RHC Provider Services Advisory Board members meet monthly to provide direct input to the RHC’s work. The meeting will be held via Zoom. These meetings are…

    Tuesday, January 4, 2022 7:30 am - 8:30 am Zoom
  • Community Advisory Board Meeting

    RHC Community Advisory Board members meet monthly to provide direct input to the RHC’s work.  The meeting will be held via Zoom. These meetings are open…

    Tuesday, January 18, 2022 8:30 am - 10:00 am Zoom
  • Commission Monthly Board Meeting

    The Regional Health Commission is an appointed body of individuals dedicated to ensuring the financial sustainability of the health care safety net in St. Louis, developing and…

    Wednesday, January 19, 2022 7:30 am - 8:30 am Zoom
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See What We're Working On

See What We're Working On

Gateway to Better Health Impact

$ 0 Annual funding secured to provide primary and specialty care services across the region
0 Number of primary care and dental visits provided over the lifetime of the program
0 Uninsured St. Louis patients served through the Gateway to Better Health Program since 2012
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COVID-19 Vaccine for Children

COVID-19 Vaccine for Children

At the end of October, the FDA authorized the emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11. Similar to the response in older children and adults, the Pfizer vaccine was found to be about 91% effective at preventing COVID-19 in children 5 through 11. Additionally, prior to authorization, the vaccine’s safety was…

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