university of missouri health system http://kbia.org en University of Mo. opens new pediatric rehab center http://kbia.org/post/university-mo-opens-new-pediatric-rehab-center <p></p><p>The University of Missouri Health System has opened a new pediatric rehabilitation center. Mon, 14 Oct 2013 20:24:45 +0000 Associated Press 42090 at http://kbia.org University of Mo. opens new pediatric rehab center University of Missouri Health Care to cut workforce http://kbia.org/post/university-missouri-health-care-cut-workforce <p>University of Missouri Health Care will lay off or cut the hours and pay for 35 employees and eliminate 90 unfilled jobs in the coming year.</p><p>MU Health Care spokesperson Mary Jenkins told The Columbia Daily Tribune the job losses are due to cuts in federal health care payments from Medicare and the failure of legislators to expand Medicaid eligibility.</p><p>She says many of the 90 jobs that will be eliminated have been unfilled for most of the past year.</p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 12:29:59 +0000 Associated Press 35582 at http://kbia.org University of Missouri Health Care to cut workforce Missouri health care already changing under Affordable Care Act http://kbia.org/post/missouri-health-care-already-changing-under-affordable-care-act <p>Missourians are already seeing changes in healthcare coverage since the Affordable Care Act was first implemented. According to&nbsp;Ryan Barker, &nbsp;Director of Health Policy for the Missouri Foundation for Health,&nbsp;changes already affecting Missourians include provisions allowing young people to stay on their parents’ insurance plans until the age of 26, Medicare coverage of preventative services without a co-pay, and a new rule that requires some insurance providers to partially reimburse customers if they don’t limit overhead and administrative costs.</p><p> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 19:02:10 +0000 25816 at http://kbia.org Missouri health care already changing under Affordable Care Act KBIA Newscast for June 18, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/kbia-newscast-june-18-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newscast, including:</p><ul><li>A $13.3 million federal grant to the MU Health System</li><li>A Sedalia Community College will be offering classes in Boonville in the Fall</li><li>The state auditor&#39;s office says a couple of ballot measures would have no cost to taxpayers</li></ul> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 23:08:21 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 16094 at http://kbia.org KBIA Newscast for June 18, 2012 MU Health System gets $13.3M in federal money http://kbia.org/post/mu-health-system-gets-133m-federal-money <p>The University of Missouri Health System will receive $13.3 million from the federal government to enhance primary care for elderly patients. Mon, 18 Jun 2012 22:53:16 +0000 Melissa Helm 16091 at http://kbia.org MU Health System gets $13.3M in federal money MU School of Medicine Dean to retire amid billing fraud probe http://kbia.org/post/mu-school-medicine-dean-retire-amid-billing-fraud-probe <p>The dean of the University of Missouri School of Medicine is retiring following an internal investigation by the university&rsquo;s Health System revealing possible billing fraud by the Department of Radiology. Fri, 01 Jun 2012 22:19:44 +0000 Jonathan Ingram 15173 at http://kbia.org MU School of Medicine Dean to retire amid billing fraud probe