Health Policy

We are a resource for fact-based, nonpartisan health policy information and a catalyst for systemic change at the state and local levels.

Addressing issues from a public policy perspective

Health Policy looks at the health care issues facing our region from a more systemic, long-term perspective. We promote unbiased, data-driven research about important topics and support projects that fit with our Health Policy agenda, including:

  • Improving health equity

  • Strengthening and protecting insurance coverage and the safety net

  • Strategically aligned work (policy projects that further our issues-based strategies)


If you are interested in discussing a potential project related to this agenda, please contact Alexandra Rankin at

Follow our Health Policy team on Twitter and Facebook for policy updates at the state and federal levels.

We also provide a variety of resources related to policy and systems-change work:

Legislative Updates
We provide up-to-date nonpartisan information on issues being addressed by Missouri’s legislature to help our partners navigate the state’s policymaking process.

Health Policy Publications
We publish nonpartisan research and analysis that informs decisions on topics such as Missouri Medicaid, health equity, federal health reform, policy options, surveys, and more.

Health Policy Voices
Read the Foundation’s latest blog posts related to health policy.

Community Presentations
We are available to speak on a variety of health-related topics. Please contact Alexandra Rankin to inquire on a given topic and available speaker.

Also visit our Health Advocacy page to learn more about how we are working to support the health of Missourians.

10 legislative updates
sent out bi-weekly each year.
6 in-depth reports
in our Health Equity series.
458 Community Presentations
given by our staff since 2010.

Policy Contact

Sheldon Weisgrau

Vice President of Health Policy

(314) 345-5574