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, October 25, 2021 9:30 am - 11:30 am Zoom Meeting
  • RHC Health Advocacy Training

    In lieu of the RHC’s regularly scheduled monthly meetings, the Community Advisory Board, Patient Advisory Board, and Provider Services Advisory Board will meet jointly for a Health…

    Tuesday, November 16, 2021 8:30 am - 12:30 pm 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, November 17, 2021 7:30 am - 8:30 am Zoom
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Gateway to Better Health Impact

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RHC Blog

Medicaid Expansion Helpline Launches for St. Louis City and County Residents

More Missourians can now get Medicaid! If you have questions about Medicaid expansion, whether or not you qualify, or need help applying, there is help available! Legal Services of Eastern Missouri (LSEM), the St. Louis Regional Health Commission (RHC), and St. Louis University’s Center for Health Law Studies, have developed a Medicaid Expansion Helpline to…

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