Missouri Health Care Network
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Missouri’s Health Care Network
It is a challenge for rural communities in Missouri to establish and sustain a health care system which provides essential health services to their community.
Missouri office of Rural Health (MORH) assumes a leadership role in working or contracting with state and federal agencies, universities, private interest groups, communities, foundations and local health centers to develop rural health initiatives and maximize the use of existing resources to assist rural hospitals and clinics be a success.
Understanding Missouri’s Rural Health Care Network
Rural Health Clinics
The majority of Missouri’s poplutaion lives in urban areas and much of the rural popluation has to travel great distances to access quality and diverse care. The Rural Health Clinics help to provide services in rural areas.
Federally Qualified Health Centers
Federally Qualified Heath Centers are community based health care providers that recieve funds from the HRSA health center program to provide pimary care services to underserved areas. They provide services regardless of ability to pay and have a sliding fee scales.
Safety Net Hospitals
Local Health Agencies
Local Health Agencies
Community Mental Health Centers
Family Planning and STD Centers
Helpful Resource Links
News Article Links
Missouri Health Care Access Volunteer Activities
This complex issues requires support for programs, education and focus on supporting candiates that have a plan for rural healthcare support.
What can we do the support this issue?
- hold meetings with local communities to gather support and educate.
- Phone bank
- Supporting local candidates
Currently we are looking for volunteers and support. If you are interested in helping out get involved with us.
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