Message from the CEO – April 2021

Move From Comfort to Courage At one of our most recent patient advisory board meetings, the agenda included an update on Medicaid expansion. One of the representatives said, and I quote, “Yes, we need to talk about that. I’m mad.” Those words resonated with the other members of the board, as well as those of…

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Open Letter: St. Louis business community supports Medicaid expansion

Open Letter: St. Louis business community supports Medicaid expansion

The St. Louis Regional Health Commission has joined forces with business leaders across the region to encourage legislators to fully implement Medicaid expansion in Missouri in Fiscal Year 2022. Read the full editorial from Greater St. Louis, Inc. and see the full list of supporters on The Missouri Times. Photo: Missouri Times

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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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