Blog Posts By: Anne F. Rauth, MBA

12 steps to bolster advocacy efforts

April 11, 2019


Advocacy efforts have been underway for several years now in Missouri and Kansas to expand coverage of Medicaid. Through my work at safety net clinic Mercy and Truth Medical Missions, I see individuals every week that are not covered under the plan, and they struggle to cover the cost of a co-pay to see a […]

Mercy and Truth hosts first “Warm Up Wyandotte” event

December 7, 2018


Mercy and Truth Medical Missions, a safety net clinic with locations in Wyandotte and Johnson County, Kansas, hosted an event the Saturday before Thanksgiving, November 17, 2018 called Warm up Wyandotte. The event lasted under an hour and a half due to an overwhelming demand for the items that were offered for free. Thanks to […]

Mercy and Truth clinic finds way to decrease patients’ missed appointments

March 5, 2018


Having a full medical appointment calendar where your doctor and nurse practitioner are fully booked is good. Having a high no-show rate is not. We determine a no-show patient as one who has confirmed an appointment but does not arrive. While the reasons for not keeping an appointment are personal to each individual, it creates […]

Why tax credits are important to nonprofits

December 18, 2017


The state of Kansas, and specifically the Kansas Department of Commerce, created an interesting program that assists nonprofits in achieving fundraising goals. Through their Community Service Program, state tax credits are annually awarded to nonprofits through a highly competitive application. Nonprofits can then pass these tax credits on to any donor who contributes $250 or […]


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