The Grundy County Commission opened five bids on the morning of Tuesday, July 7th for a bridge to be constructed on Southwest 80th Street. The bids were from Decker Services of Lathrop for $520,897.05, Widel Incorporated of Blackwater for $522,562.62, Boone Construction Company of Columbia for $559,571.13, Brookfield Box and Bridge for $565,078.75, and MS […]
Ten people have been charged in a 1.4 billion dollar rural healthcare billing scheme that includes a northern Missouri hospital. The individuals, including hospital managers, lab owners, and billers, are accused of participating in a scheme using rural hospitals in several states, including Missouri, as billing shells to submit false claims for lab […]
No visitors are being allowed at Sunnyview Nursing Home in Trenton until further notice to prevent residents from coming into contact with anyone infected with the Coronavirus. A spokesperson says the nursing home is following Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention protocols to keep residents safe.
The state’s Medicaid director will present his budget to the Missouri House Budget Committee Tuesday morning in Jefferson City. The hearing is set for 8:15. During his January State of the State Address, Governor Mike Parson (R) credited former House Speaker and current Medicaid director Todd Richardson for finding $84 million in savings, in the Medicaid […]
Stratis Health announced eight critical access hospital (CAH) staff who will serve as national Virtual Quality Improvement Mentors through a new initiative that aims to broadly transfer knowledge from leading CAH quality improvement staff to others across the country. The initiative is organized through Rural Quality Improvement Technical Assistance (RQITA), a program of Stratis Health […]
The Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee will hold a tabletop exercise focusing on helping long-term care facilities better prepare to respond in an emergency situation. The exercise will be at Sunnyview Nursing Home of Trenton the morning of December 27th at 9 o’clock and will help Sunnyview and other facilities to meet regulatory requirements […]
New Medicare cards are on their way to everyone enrolled in the program. Cards will be mailed automatically and free of charge, however, people should be wary of anyone calling to offer assistance with the cards or to request money or personal information, says Brenda Procter, University of Missouri associate extension professor. “Any time changes […]
A meeting to discuss the newly implemented center for Medicaid services will be held at the Grundy County Health Department in Trenton next month. The meeting will be held October 12th from 11 o’clock in the morning to 1 o’clock in the afternoon. Grundy County Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs encourages representatives from long-term care […]