university of missouri health system

Science, Health and Technology
3:24 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

University of Mo. opens new pediatric rehab center

Credit University of Missouri Health Care

The University of Missouri Health System has opened a new pediatric rehabilitation center.

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Science, Health and Technology
7:29 am
Mon June 17, 2013

University of Missouri Health Care to cut workforce

Credit University of Missouri Health Care

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.

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.

She says many of the 90 jobs that will be eliminated have been unfilled for most of the past year.

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Science, Health and Technology
1:02 pm
Wed December 12, 2012

Missouri health care already changing under Affordable Care Act

Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaking at the Affordable Health Care Act anniversary in March
SEIU International Flickr

Missourians are already seeing changes in healthcare coverage since the Affordable Care Act was first implemented. According to Ryan Barker,  Director of Health Policy for the Missouri Foundation for Health, 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.

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PM Newscasts
6:08 pm
Mon June 18, 2012

KBIA Newscast for June 18, 2012

KBIA file photo

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newscast, including:

  • A $13.3 million federal grant to the MU Health System
  • A Sedalia Community College will be offering classes in Boonville in the Fall
  • The state auditor's office says a couple of ballot measures would have no cost to taxpayers
Education
5:53 pm
Mon June 18, 2012

MU Health System gets $13.3M in federal money

KBIA file photo

The University of Missouri Health System will receive $13.3 million from the federal government to enhance primary care for elderly patients.

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Science, Health and Technology
5:19 pm
Fri June 1, 2012

MU School of Medicine Dean to retire amid billing fraud probe

Harold A. Williamson, Jr. of the University of Missouri Health System announces the investigation into billing fraud within the university’s Department of Radiology.
Jonathan Ingram KBIA

The dean of the University of Missouri School of Medicine is retiring following an internal investigation by the university’s Health System revealing possible billing fraud by the Department of Radiology.

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