Rural Missouri Biennial Report released

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Office of Primary Care and Rural Health, has released the 2015 Biennial Report. The report highlights significant progress in the improvement of the health of rural Missourians over the past 10 years; however, significant inequalities between rural and urban Missourians remain. Rural Missourians as a whole display a lower level of income, […]

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New Report: The Patient-Centered Medical Home’s Impact on Cost and Quality

A new report from the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative details how overall, studies show patient-centered medical homes reduce health care costs and unnecessary utilization (such as ER visits), and that savings are more dramatic over time and in more intensive or quality-driven programs. Learn more: https://www.pcpcc.org/resource/patient-centered-medical-homes-impact-cost-and-quality-2014-2015

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MRHA PRESENTING AT HEALTHY LIVES-HEALTHY COMMUNITIES CONFERENCE

Doris Boeckman, MRHA Rides to Wellness Director, is presenting about Missouri Rides to Wellness and HealthTran for the panel presentation, Moving Towards Health Equity: Success and Challenges. Co-panelists include Nancy Kelley, Director for Expanding Coverage, Missouri Foundation for Health and Sara Gentry, Policy Director, Missouri Health Care for all. Featured speaker is Robert Murphy, MEd. Mr. currently leads Maryland’s discipline […]

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An Important Notice Regarding the HealthTran RFP

NOTICE: April 24, 2016 – THE RFP RESPONSE PERIOD IS BEING EXTENDED TO ALLOW CONTRACTORS THE OPTION OF SUBMITTING A BID BASED ON HOURLY RATES.   THE DETAILS OF THIS 2ND BIDDING METHOD WILL BE INCLUDED IN THE RFP UPDATE. THE UPDATE WILL BE RELEASED ON, OR BEFORE, APRIL 27, 2015 AT 5:00 PM.    BECAUSE OF THIS AMENDMENT, THE NEW RFP […]

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Not an MRHA member? Join now!

Join MRHA and keep up to date on issues of importance to rural health in Missouri. Missouri Rural Health Association (MRHA) is a nonprofit, grassroots, member-driven organization whose mission is to safeguard and improve the health of rural Missourians. MRHA heard from communities across the state that lack of transportation was one of the top two barriers to improving health outcomes. […]

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