Achieving zero health disparities through community and health system partnerships

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. The meeting will be held via Zoom. These meetings are…

    Tuesday, June 7, 2022 7:30 am - 8:30 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, developing and…

    Wednesday, June 15, 2022 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.  The meeting will be held via Zoom. These meetings are open…

    Tuesday, June 21, 2022 8:30 am - 10:00 am Zoom
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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

As Missouri’s Medicaid sign-ups lag, faith leaders want to pick up the slack

As Missouri’s Medicaid sign-ups lag, faith leaders want to pick up the slack

This week, St. Louis Public Radio published an article highlighting the efforts of Missouri’s religious leaders as they spread the word about the state’s recently expanded Medicaid program. Missouri Faith Voices, a grassroots organization made of faith leaders in St. Louis, Springfield, Jefferson City, and other parts of the state, has volunteers going door to…

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School of Social Work 2022 Critical Issues Symposium tackles advancing justice through equitable outcomes

School of Social Work 2022 Critical Issues Symposium tackles advancing justice through equitable outcomes

This week, RHC’s Chief Operations and Strategy Officer, Riisa Rawlins-Easley, was featured as a panel member for the sixth annual UMSL School of Social Work Critical Issues Symposium. The symposium gathered more than 70 faculty members, social work professionals, and St. Louis area residents for a discussion on advancing justice through equitable outcomes. The event,…

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