Report analyzes health and social conditions of uninsured
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In June 2013, MARC completed a Regional Health Assessment Report for the REACH Healthcare Foundation. The demographic and health care data in this report tell a story about the Kansas City region — one that can help health care professionals and others understand the challenges and barriers faced by those who are medically vulnerable.
Trauma Matters KC committee focuses on leadership, planning
Trauma Matters KC is setting priorities for 2014. Next month, subcommittee members will meet to prioritize ideas and recommend action items and set the agenda for the coming year.
The next meeting of the Trauma Matters KC committee will be held on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, from 2–3:30 p.m. in the MARC Board Room. Contact Scott Lakin
, 816-701-8288, for more information.
Enrollment into the Federal Insurance Exchange is underway
Metro-area navigators and representatives of safety net clinics and other nonprofits continue to meet at MARC to get updates, learn from each other and coordinate activities related to enrollment. The meetings provide support to these groups as they work towards federal and state certifications and begin to help individuals and small employers navigate the new exchange.
By sharing information and brainstorming ideas, meeting participants can obtain helpful information about some of the issues that have risen and discuss possible solutions to problems they face.
For meeting information, please contact Scott Lakin, director of the Regional Health Care Initiative at 816-701-8288