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Health insurance literacy videos now online!

A series of health insurance literacy videos, created by Cover Missouri, are now online.  The videos, available in both English and Spanish, aim to help clear up the complicated information surrounding health insurance, and make it easier to understand.

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Cover Missouri Summit In The News

With a November 15th start date for open enrollment, the Cover Missouri Coalition is hard at work developing a plan to reduce the amount of uninsured Missourians to below 5%.  St. Louis Public Radio covers the challenges, the goals, and how we'll get there.  

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Health Literacy Tip: Helping people understand the math of health insurance Image:  Health Literacy Tip: Helping people understand the math of health insurance


Numeracy is the ability to understand and use numbers in different health situations to make good health decisions. In health insurance, people will have to read and understand prices, choose the best option for their families, calculate costs for health insurance and health care, and estimate future risks and costs. 

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Join us in Kansas City for the 5th Annual Health Literacy Missouri Summit and Tribute Awards.

Held at the Hilton President in Kansas City, the combined events will gather hundreds of health care professionals as they take part in skill building, sit in on panel sessions and celebrate the achievements of the state’s and nation’s top health literacy scholars and activists.

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Here's something you'll want to put on your calendar! Summit set for Oct. 23 and 24. Read More...
Health Literacy Missouri receives major grant to promote health insurance literacy Read More...
Welcome Diane Whitson! Image: Welcome Diane Whitson!

Diane holds a Master of Public Health (MPH) from Saint Louis University. Before joining HLM in March, she worked for 4 1/2 years in SLU’s neurosurgery research department. There, she collected data, and drafted and edited publications.

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In an effort to make patients engaged in their health, some providers start sharing notes Read More...
The National Kidney Foundation of Eastern Missouri to hold educational event on kidney disease

Join the NKF of Eastern Missouri in learning about kidney disease on Saturday, May 3, at St. Louis University.

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Adding plain language and pictures to prescription medication can save lives "Bazaldua said 70 percent of patients in a study were incorrect when they tried to demonstrate what they thought the instructions meant by: “Take two tablets twice daily.” Read More...
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"We have been very pleased with HLM’s Plain Language Review of a series of patient education materials we had prepared on heart failure."  - Jane Crigler, Truman Medical Centers in Kansas City