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.

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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, April 26, 2021 9:30 am - 11:30 am Zoom Meeting
  • Joint Advisory Board Meeting

    The Community Advisory Board, Provider Services Advisory Board, and Patient Advisory Board will meet jointly on Tuesday, May 18th from 9:00 – 10:30am. The meeting will be held via…

    Tuesday, May 18, 2021 9:00 am - 10:30 am Zoom Meeting
  • 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, June 1, 2021 7:30 am - 8:30 am Zoom Meeting
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See What We're Working On

See What We're Working On

Gateway to Better Health Impact

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RHC Blog

Medicaid Expansion Funding Talking Points

Medicaid Expansion Funding Talking Points

Urgent advocacy is needed on Medicaid expansion funding! Now that the budget bills are in the Missouri Senate, it is critical that Senators hear from their constituents in support of adding Medicaid Expansion funding back into House Bills 10 and 11 (the normal appropriations bills). 

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ANGELA FLEMING BROWN: THE CHOICE IS YOURS

ANGELA FLEMING BROWN: THE CHOICE IS YOURS

In the April 6, 2021 edition of the Deaconess Foundation newsletter, Angela Fleming Brown, CEO of the St. Louis Regional Health Commission (RHC), addresses inequity in the health care system, provides a list of considerations that may factor into an individual’s decision to get vaccinated or not, and a link to resources that can help…

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