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

  • Provider Services Advisory Board Meeting

    RHC Provider Services Advisory Board members meet monthly to provide direct input to the RHC’s work. To join this Zoom meeting: Join from a PC,…

    Tuesday, November 3, 2020 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. To join this Zoom meeting: Join from a PC, Mac,…

    Tuesday, November 17, 2020 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,…

    Wednesday, November 18, 2020 7:30 am - 8:30 am Zoom
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Gateway to Better Health Impact

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RHC Blog

‘UniverCities Exchange’ highlights health disparities in St. Louis and Kansas City

‘UniverCities Exchange’ highlights health disparities in St. Louis and Kansas City

The University of Missouri–St. Louis and the University of Missouri–Kansas City joined forces to examine “Health Disparities in the Time of COVID-19” at the inaugural event of the virtual “UniverCities Exchange” series on Wednesday, October 14. Riisa Rawlins-Easley, RHC Chief of Staff, joined the esteemed panel. The UniverCities Exchange is a collaboration between the two universities that explores significant…

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Over 300 businesses, community and civic organizations, including the St. Louis Regional Health Commission, say vote no on Amendment 3

Over 300 businesses, community and civic organizations, including the St. Louis Regional Health Commission, say vote no on Amendment 3

ST. LOUIS, October 12, 2020 – The St. Louis Regional Health Commission joined more than 300 business, community and civic organizations across the state in taking a public stand against Amendment 3, which would radically change how state House and Senate districts are drawn in Missouri and would reverse fair mapping policies passed by Missouri…

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