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

  • Patient Advisory Board Meeting

    RHC Patient Advisory Board members meet monthly to advise and shape the RHC’s work.  The meeting will be held via Zoom. These meetings are open to…

    Monday, January 25, 2021 9:30 am - 11:30 am Zoom Meeting
  • Coping with COVID: Virtual Town Hall

    Join the RHC and our partners for a virtual town hall with bipartisan Missouri legislators! Register today at Moderated by Dr. Heidi B. Miller,…

    Friday, January 29, 2021 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Zoom Meeting & YouTube Live Stream
  • 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, February 2, 2021 7:30 am - 8:30 am Zoom Meeting
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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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RHC Blog


The State of Missouri received approval to provide physical function services beginning January 1, 2021, to its “Gateway to Better Health” (Gateway) Pilot Program population from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). In addition to current services, the Gateway network of community primary care providers can now offer physical therapy, chiropractic, and occupational…

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