Blog Posts By: Toniann Richard

Country doctor in a rural community

December 7, 2017

Last year when Dr. Karl Grant joined the Live Well Health Center in Buckner, we knew he would be a good fit for our fabulous rural community. He interviewed in cowboy boots and came from fixing fence and working cattle.  It was an immediate partnership for Live Well and the Health Care Collaborative of Rural […]

It’s Not About What You Get, It’s About What You Give

February 13, 2013

Recently the HCC of Rural Missouri announced that it would be taking over the daily operations of the Rural Health Clinics located in Waverly and Concordia, Mo. This is a project that we have been pursuing since 2009, when the staff, board and committed community partners determined that there was a desperate gap in services. […]

Rural County Finds a Solution in Co-Op

October 22, 2009

The Health Care Coalition of Lafayette County (HCC) has been developing the parameters of a county-wide health insurance co-op for the past two years. During the research phase of the program, we were able to determine that nearly 8% of our county was uninsured and that more small businesses were being forced to cut their […]

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