St. Louis Regional Health Commission and Alive and Well Communities Announce Affiliation to Advance Health Equity Across the State of Missouri

St. Louis Regional Health Commission and Alive and Well Communities Announce Affiliation to Advance Health Equity Across the State of Missouri

ST. LOUIS, March 16, 2023 – On March 16, 2023 the St. Louis Regional Health Commission (RHC) and Alive and Well Communities (AWC) announced an affiliation to advance health equity across the State of Missouri and beyond. AWC became a subsidiary of RHC, effective February 24, 2023. The RHC was founded in 2001 to address…

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Medicaid Annual Renewals

Medicaid Annual Renewals

Annual renewals for MO HealthNet (Missouri Medicaid) will begin April 1, 2023. Beginning April 1, Family Support Division will need to check the eligibility of all MO HealthNet (Missouri Medicaid) participants. If you are a Missourian who gets healthcare coverage through MO HealthNet or any of the Managed Care health plans (Healthy Blue, Home State Health,…

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Humans of St. Louis – Brittany Jones

Humans of St. Louis – Brittany Jones

As a continuation of the partnership between the St. Louis Regional Health Commission (RHC) and Humans of St. Louis, Brittany Jones, St. Louis Integrated Health Network Community Referral Coordinator and PrepareSTL Response Team Member, shares her experiences advancing health equity and supporting the community. Read Brittany’s story below and click here for additional RHC and…

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RHC Talks Medicaid Concerns as COVID-19 PHE Ends

RHC Talks Medicaid Concerns as COVID-19 PHE Ends

RHC CEO Angela Fleming Brown and Patient Advisory Board Chair Nia Sumpter joined St. Louis Public Radio on air to talk about the impact of the end of Public Health Emergency (PHE) on Medicaid health coverage. As the PHE ends, the state of Missouri will begin reviewing Medicaid data in April of this year and…

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RHC Joins CENTER team in statement calling for end of overdose crisis

RHC Joins CENTER team in statement calling for end of overdose crisis

Last week, UMSL Daily published an article highlighting the work of the Community Engagement on Trauma, Equity, & Renewal – or CENTER – initiative as they released a statement on Friday to mark the one-year anniversary of the deadliest mass overdose event in St. Louis history and call for change. The Regional Health Commission joined the rest of the…

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Humans of St. Louis – Keely Finney

Humans of St. Louis – Keely Finney

As a continuation of the partnership between the St. Louis Regional Health Commission (RHC) and Humans of St. Louis, Keely Finney, Patient Advisory Board member and mental health clinician, shares her experiences in the health care safety net as both a provider and a patient. Read Keely’s story below and click here for additional RHC…

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Humans of St. Louis – Dr. Jade James-Halbert

Humans of St. Louis – Dr. Jade James-Halbert

As a continuation of the partnership between the St. Louis Regional Health Commission (RHC) and Humans of St. Louis, Dr. Jade James-Halbert, Provider Services Advisory Board member and patient advocate, shares her work in the community and journey as a clinician. Read Dr. Jade’s’ story below and click here for additional RHC and Humans of…

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Humans of St. Louis – Demaris Ridgell

Humans of St. Louis – Demaris Ridgell

As a continuation of the partnership between the St. Louis Regional Health Commission (RHC) and Humans of St. Louis, Demaris Ridgell, Patient Advisory Board member and community advocate, shares his experiences accessing care. Read Demaris’ story below and click here for additional RHC and Humans of St. Louis stories. “There are just so many barriers…

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Humans of St. Louis – Robin Cole

Humans of St. Louis – Robin Cole

The St. Louis Regional Health Commission partnered with Humans of St. Louis to share our stakeholders’ experiences across health care. These photostories, released from fall 2022 to spring 2023, highlight their experiences as patients and providers. The first provides the experience of Robin Cole, St. Louis Regional Health Commission Patient Advisory Board Co-Chair. “I’m charged…

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