Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
- AHRQ's Safety Net Monitoring Initiative: Tools for Monitoring the Health Care Safety Net and the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP):
- Used in compiling first report of status of Missouri's safety net.
- Analyzed 118 measures of county-level safety net.
- Ranking system highlighted counties with limited access, gaps in services, shortages of providers.
- Policymakers can now identify priority areas in need of resources.
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