community health centers http://kbia.org en US Rep. Hartzler visits Columbia's community health center http://kbia.org/post/us-rep-hartzler-visits-columbias-community-health-center <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">U.S. Representative Vicky </span>Hartzler<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> met with administrators of <a href="http://www.fhcmo.org/">Columbia’s Family Health Center on Tuesday</a>. The center provides primary care for the medically underserved population by using a sliding fee scale that depends on a patient’s income level. </span>Hartzler<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says the visit is part of her efforts to learn more about ways to help more people in her district gain access to quality health care.</span></p> Tue, 28 May 2013 22:24:31 +0000 Harum Helmy 34477 at http://kbia.org US Rep. Hartzler visits Columbia's community health center As Missouri's Medicaid awaits reform, health centers continue to serve uninsured http://kbia.org/post/missouris-medicaid-awaits-reform-can-health-centers-continue-serve-uninsured <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on KBIA’s</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> talk show Intersection, host Ryan </span>Famuliner<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> sat down with State Sen. Kurt Schaefer (R-Columbia), Rep. Caleb </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rowden&nbsp;(R-Columbia) and Rep. Chris Kelly (D-Columbia) to discuss the legislative session that ended on Friday. One of the main things on the show’s agenda was, of course, Medicaid expansion – or lack thereof.</span></p><p>Famuliner asked the panelists why the expansion failed to pass.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 22 May 2013 16:17:36 +0000 Harum Helmy 34124 at http://kbia.org Community health centers get new federal dollars http://kbia.org/post/community-health-centers-get-new-federal-dollars <p>Three community health centers in Missouri are getting new funding from the federal government. The grants announced today aim to help expand care for the medically underserved.</p><p> Wed, 20 Jun 2012 20:40:41 +0000 Jacob Fenston 16231 at http://kbia.org Community health centers get new federal dollars