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HCC Warehouse Provides $650,000 In-kind Donations to Area's Underserved
December 2016
Downloard article (PDF 787 KB)

HCC Helps Consumers Enroll in ACA Marketplace
November 1, 2016
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Community Innovation Network Framework: A Model for Reshaping Community Identity
October 18, 2016
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HCC's Live Well Clinics Designated as Veteran's Choice Program Providers

October 4, 2016 (PDF 63 KB)
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HCC and its Live Well Centers Deliver Over $5 Million in Economic Impact
September 19, 2016
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HCC Impacts Work-based Relationships with Business-Social Intelligence
September 19, 2016
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American Hospital Association: Expanding Access Points for Primary, Dental and Behavioral Health
September 15, 2016
Find out how LRHC and HCC are collaborating to increase access. (PDF 178 KB)

HCC Launches Rural Job Site
September 13, 2016
Follow this link for details. (PDF 79 KB)  Visit Rural Job Site

National Rural Health Resource Center: 2016 Financial Leadership Summit Report
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HCC of Rural Missouri's Economic Impact Soars!
August 5, 2016
An independent review conducted by Capital Link reveals that HCC continues to extend its reach and impact in the communities it serves. In 2015, the recently published report concluded that HCC's total annual economic impact hit $5,227,337 and generated $700,000 in tax revenue. Follow this link to view the full report.

Health Care Foundation of Greater KC Bids Farewell to Rhonda Holman

HCC of Rural Missouri 2015 - 2016 Annual Report (PDF 2.27 MB)

Rural Network Leads Way With Intentional Collaboration
The Rural Monitor (Federal Office of Rural Health Policy) - Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub)
Article   Video

HCC Health Information Technology Workgroup
The Rural Monitor (Federal Office of Rural Health Policy) - Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub)
Article with video footage

HCC, Orrick School District Partner to Launch Telehealth Clinic for Students
July 14, 2016
For rural communities like Orrick, Mo. in Ray County, barriers to quality health care access are common. As for the students living in these communities, this could mean traveling to neighboring cities to receive care for common ailments like cold, flu, ear infections and other typical illnesses. The Orrick R-XI School District, in partnership with the Health Care Collaborative (HCC) of Rural Missouri, is embarking on cutting-edge technology to deliver quality health care to students. To make health care more accessible, students who have been granted parental consent can be treated for common ailments like cold, flu, ear infections and other illnesses through a new Telehealth Clinic on school grounds slated to open late fall of the 2016-2017 school year.
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HCC Talks Rural Health

May 23, 2016 
After more than a decade and nearly 50 new employees later, it’s safe to say that the Lexington, MO-based Health Care Collaborative (HCC) of Rural Missouri is a major player in Lafayette County and in rural health care in this region. The rural health network emerged from an obscure two-person nonprofit organization to the only organization in the nation to have not one but four Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs). These Live Well Community Health Centers serve Buckner, Carrollton, Concordia, Waverly and surrounding areas, and provide dental, behavioral health primary care and social support services. Read entire release.

HCC and CCMH Partner to Expand Health Care Access
May 17, 2016
Rural health care has it challenges: provider shortages, transportation, access to specialty services and a high concentration of uninsured residents all make for an uphill battle when it comes to health care delivery. However, in Carrollton, there is good news. Last December, Carroll County Memorial Hospital (CCMH) partnered with Lexington, Mo.-based Health Care Collaborative (HCC) of Rural Missouri to co-locate a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) called the Live Well Community Health Center – Carrollton (1413 N. Jefferson). Services include primary care as well as pediatrics, well-woman care and Department of Transportation (DOT) physicals. Read entire release.

Lafayette Counyty Positions for Homeless Count
January 19, 2016
Every year, HUD requires continuum of care organizations (CoCs) to conduct a “Point in Time” or PIT count of homeless individuals, countywide. The goal of the data collected is to end homelessness by providing funding for efforts by nonprofit providers and state and local governments to quickly rehouse homeless individuals and families – while reducing the trauma that dislocation causes. Additionally, the program opens access and effective utilization of support helps, as well as positions homeless individuals and families to become self-sufficient. Read entire release.

Tax Season and ACA: What you Need to Know
January 18, 2016
The Health Care Collaborative (HCC) of Rural Missouri is working on behalf of Lafayette County residents to help individuals and families meet federal law (Affordable Care Act or ACA) for health insurance. This means most people are required to get insured or potentially pay a penalty. The deadline to apply for insurance through Missouri’s federal exchange, the Health Insurance Marketplace, is January 31, 2016. If you had insurance in 2015 through a private insurer, the Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicaid or Medicare, you will need to indicate that when you file your 2015 tax return.
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CDC Health Indicator for Lafayette County/Summary Comparison of Peer Counties (JPG 1.70 MB)


Pictured: Front – Olivia Hemme, Dakota Reynods, Ava Hemme, Jackson McManus, and Lilly Wycoff.

Second Row: Olivia Rolf, Hannah Goolsby, Kiya Inman, Dillon McGinnis, Aaron Brown, Wyatt Oliveros, Jacey Jolly, and Emily Wilkens.


ma4 Navigator Announcement 2015

HCC's Live Well Centers Expand to Buckner and Carrollton

The Economic Impact of Health Care Collaborative of Rural Missouri

Live Welll Community Health Centers Earns NCQA Recognition

Mobile Dental Unit
Population Health Management Summit Findings
Oral Health and Triple Aim

Marketplace Coverage Initiative Evaluation
Medicaid Expansion in Missouri Breakfast


HCC to be a Key Partner in a $224,598 Engagement Award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

Lafayette County Unsheltered Homeless Count Results (Feb) 
"Telehealth: Friend or Foe?" By Toniann Richard, Rural Health Innovations (Feb 26)
Rural Partnership Achieves Sustainable Outcomes by Leveraging Federal Funds: NHRA Rural Roads (Feb 22)
MARC Press Release: 
Marketplace health insurance enrollment tops 85,700 in Kansas City region (Feb 19)
Kentucky Medicaid Expansion Report (Feb 18)
     PowerPoint Statistics
      Facts Vs Fiction
Marketplace Enrollment Double in Region, Deadline Coming Soon (Feb 6)

Show-Me ECHO Dinner and Autism Presentation (Jan 29)
Point In Time Homeless Count Press Release (Jan 28)


HCC Encourages Small Modifications for Good Health

Greater Kansas City Oral Health System Assessment


Local Program Impacts Healthier Life Choices
Pap Tests Best Defense Against Cervical Cancer
Dr. Gene McFadden Says He Has No Plans For Retirement

The Uninsured Midway through  ACA Open Enrollment Results from a National Survey of Uninsured Adults
HCC Appoints Cathy Wallace as Director of Operations

HCC Annual Report: 2012-2013

Cover Missouri Adds Resources to Campaign in Advance of First Marketplace Enrollment Deadline
HCC Launches Community Resource Database, Creats Bilingual Web Site
Efforts of State Rep. Donna Lichtenegger's Oral Health Issue Development Committee Help Push for Hiring State Dental Director


HCC Receives FQHC Designation

Live Well Clinic Hires New Staff, Appoints Dr. Timothy Reid as Medical Director
HCC of Rural Missouri Awarded Neighborhood Tax Credits, Opens Dental Clinic in Waverly
HCC Repositions Efforts for Marketplace Outreach and Enrollment

Odessa R-VII Joins the Fight Against Obesity
HCC Launches Marketplace Enrollment Assistance
REACH Foundation Solicits Candidates for its Board of Directors

Access to Primary to Primary Care Program Comes to Odessa 
Health Care Reform 'Obamacare' is Law
HCC of Rural Missouri Awarded Neighborhood Tax Credits, Opens Dental Clinic in Waverly

MA4 Designated as Health Insurance Marketplace 'Navigator' by HHS

Kansas City Regional Health Assessment Report (MARC Full Report)
Kansas City Regional Health Assessment Report (REACH Healthcare Summary)

Grandview’s School Garden Helps Students See Classroom through a New Lens

Save the Date: Live Well Waverly Clinic Open House is June 21

HRSA: Potential Impacts of Affordable Care Act
Affordable Care Act Toolkit: Medicare
Affordable Care Act Toolkit
National Cooperative of Health Networks Association e-News 
2012 County Health Rankings for Lafayette County

HCC to Assume Ownership of Concordia, Waverly Clinics June 1
The WILS Way Newsletter

Upcoming Events at WILS: Spring Carnival   Outdoors Without Limits
Two Rivers' Crisis Services
KCPT Video: Health Insurance Exchange
Missouri Legislators to Vote on Medicaid Expansion
Watch: HCC Bord Member Suzanne Gladney Featured on KCPT's "Makers"

Missouri Health Connection Votes on Statewide Health Information Network
HCC Hires Medical Director
Medicaid Expansion is Good for West Central Missouri
Live Healthy Live Well Launches Start! Walking Program


HCC of Rural Missouri to Own and Operate Concordia and Waverly Clinics



Richard Accepted into Community Health Center Fellowship Program
HCC Appoints Meagan Weirich as Community Health Manager

Missouri's Yes on Prop B Compaign Letters to the Editor Guide
HCC Launches Telehealth Outreach Diabetes and Depression Program

HCC & Partners to Bring Health Home Model to Clinics in Waverly, Concordia
2011-2012 Annual Report
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Results for Carroll, Saline & Lafayette
Community Health Foundation Scholarships Available
Oral Health in Missouri (Summary, June 2012)
Access Report: Missouri's Oral Health (Full Report, June 2012)
HCC Holds EHR Lunch & Learn in Marshall

EBT Program Now Available at Lexington Farmers' Market
Living Well in Lafayette County (HCF Newsletter)
REACH Healthcare Foundation Rural Health Initiative

Living Well in Healthy Communities
Living Well in Healthy Communities Summit (Ad)
Living Well in Healthy Communities Agenda

Living Well in Healthy Communities Summit June 19th
Electronic Health Record Lunch & Learn Ad
HCC Hosts Electronic Health Record Lunch & Learn at LRHC
Area Stakeholders Asked to Join County-wide Access to Care Initiative
Health Care Foundation Rural Grant Report 2012

Toniann Richard Named Outstanding New & Emerging Health Network Leader
HCC Supports Fitzgibbon Hospital's EHR Implementation
HCC Partners with Pathways to Expand Telehealth
HCC Partners with I-70 Hospital to Implement EHRs


HCC Featured in MHA's Newly Released Report: Hospital and FQHC Collaboration: Findings and Opportunities
HCC Appoints Community Health Manager

Should More Money Go Up in Smoke?
March E-newsletter Edition
The Costs of Untreated Mental Illness in Greater Kansas City

2012 Heart-to-Heart Health Forum for Women
For the Children 5K Run Walk (Saturday, May 12, 2012)
Watch the Vote: HCC's Healthy New Year Challenge
February E-newsletter Edition

Richmond Family Clinic Transitions to EHRs
Pathways Set to Break Ground in Raymore
The HCC Changes Name to Health Care Collaborative of Rural Missouri
HCC to Hire Community Health Manager
Pathways Counselor Shares Compelling Testimony at Senate Committee Meeting


December E-newsletter Edition
Pathways Awarded Grant to Fund Housing for Low-income Persons with Disabilities
Pathways Selected for National Initiative on Co-occurring Learning Disorders
HCC to Assess Health Risk Behaviors via Telephone Survey
HCC Hosts Open House & Chamber Before Hours Dec. 13th
December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month

HCC Supplies Area Health Care Providers with 31 EMR-equipped Computers
HCC Appoints New Health Information Technology Manager
HCC Receives $125,000 Distance Learning & Telehealth Grant from USDA

HCC Awarded $80,000 Affordable Care Act Grant from HHS
HCC Awarded $900,000 Health Information Technology Grant
HCC 2011 Impact Statement

HCC Collorborates with Area Partners to Address Unhealthy Lifetstyles
Pathways Implements Health Care Home Model

Pathways Offers Metabolic Screening to Serious Mentally Ill Patients
HCC 2010-2011 Annual Report

30-foot Mobile Simulation Health Education Vehicle Hits Lexington (Print Ad)
Students With a Goal Promote Smoke-free Communities
Electronic Medical Records Prove to be Critical in Joplin Disaster
National Men's Health Month
From Disaster to Recovery: Building from the Inside Out


Pathways' Foundation Raises Funds to Provide Treatment for Behaviorally Challenged Children
Rodgers-Lafayette Launches EHR System
May is Mental Health Month: Do More for the 1 in 4

Small Missouri Town an HIT Front-runner
Pathways Telehealth Services in Full Swing

HCC Awarded Social Innovation for Missouri Grant to Address Tobacco Use and Obesity

Annual Report
2010 Annual Report

Rural Health Care Report 2010
Needs Assessment for Lafayette, Carroll, Ray and Saline Counties

September 2009: HCC Launches Workplace Wellness Web Site

March 2009: HCC Offers Transportation Vouchers for Medical, Dental Appointments

December 2009: HCC Receives 'Healthy Lafayette' Award

2009: 'A Strained Safety Net,' Pathways Community Behavioral Healthcare, Inc.

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