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

  • 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, August 18, 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, August 19, 2020 7:30 am - 8:30 am Zoom
  • Patient Advisory Board Meeting

    RHC Patient Advisory Board members meet monthly to advise and shape the RHC’s work. Parking is available in the main lot. These meetings are open…

    Monday, August 24, 2020 9:30 am - 11:30 am Case de Salud
    3200 Chouteau Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63103
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Gateway to Better Health Impact

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RHC Blog

Exercise your power, vote safe

Exercise your power, vote safe

Never forget: you are the government. You have power and opportunity to make change, and one of the most important tools you hold is your vote. As John Lewis poignantly stated: “The right to vote is precious and almost sacred, and one of the most important blessings of our democracy. Today we must be vigilant…

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YES ON 2: Gateway to Better Health data demonstrates need for Medicaid expansion in Missouri

YES ON 2: Gateway to Better Health data demonstrates need for Medicaid expansion in Missouri

Gateway to Better Health (GBH) is a lifeline. With GBH, uninsured individuals who struggle to afford medical care, gain access to quality health care services. Over the last eight years, GBH has covered 288,500 primary care and dental visits, 1.3 million medications, and 316,800 diagnostic tests and other procedures.  The program has provided 63,779 otherwise…

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