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Ghostbusters and QIO Program Turn 30: Who You Gonna Call for Medicare Concerns?

Primaris will no longer handle Missouri Medicare case reviews beginning August 1 COLUMBIA, Mo. — Thirty years ago, Ghostbusters made the question “Who you gonna call” go viral long before the days of social media. 1984 was the same year Quality Improvement Organizations (QIOs), like Missouri-based Primaris, began answering the call of Medicare patients. Primaris […]


Primaris welcomes Julie Davenport to Board of Directors

Primaris welcomes Julie Davenport to Board of Directors KANSAS CITY — Primaris announced that Julie Davenport, of Higginsville, Mo., has joined its board of directors. A nonprofit, Primaris serves as Missouri’s Medicare Quality Improvement Organization. Davenport has served as the Chief Executive Officer of the I-70 Community Hospital in Sweet Springs, Mo., for more than […]


Jeremy Milarsky Named Health Advocate of the Year

Primaris program helps Missourians navigate health insurance COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Missouri Health Advocacy Alliance named Jeremy Milarsky, Primaris Program Manager, 2014 Health Advocate of the Year. Milarsky was recognized for his commitment to advocating for affordable quality healthcare for Missourians. Milarsky received the award at the Missouri Health Advocacy Alliance’s 7th Annual Convening of […]


Primaris welcomes Timothy W. Jennings to Board of Directors

KANSAS CITY — Primaris announced that Timothy W. Jennings, DO, of Chesterfield, has joined its board of directors. Primaris, a non-profit, serves as Missouri’s Medicare Quality Improvement Organization. A graduate of Northeast Missouri State University and Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Jennings currently specializes in family medicine at DePaul Health Center in Bridgeton, Mo. […]


Just One Week Left to Sign up for Health Insurance

Primaris and KMA Expand Hours as Deadline Looms COLUMBIA, Mo. –With only one week left to sign up for health insurance before the March 31 deadline, Primaris and Knowledge Management Associates, part of the Cover Missouri Coalition, will be working through the weekend to answer questions and help with enrollment. Primaris and KMA, located at […]


March 31 is Deadline to Enroll in Health Insurance

Primaris and KMA to host enrollment events in Columbia and Jefferson City COLUMBIA, Mo. – As the March 31 deadline for enrolling in Missouri Health Insurance Marketplace approaches, Primaris and Knowledge Management Associates, part of the Cover Missouri Coalition, will host enrollment events where Missourians can find out their health insurance options. To date, more […]


Primaris welcomes Ann Romaker to Board of Directors

KANSAS CITY — Primaris announced that Ann Romaker, MD, of Kansas City, has joined its board of directors. A nonprofit, Primaris serves as Missouri’s Medicare Quality Improvement Organization. Dr. Romaker is currently the Program Director of the Sleep Medicine Fellowship at the University of Missouri – Kansas City and the Medical Director of the Sleep […]


Primaris-led coalition preparing to assist Missouri’s uninsured

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Health care firm Primaris, which is leading a federally funded coalition to help Missouri’s uninsured with the new federal exchange coming online tomorrow, announced that more than 30 counselors have finished their federal training Monday. With more than 30 years as a federal contractor, Primaris leads a coalition of 11 organizations who […]


Primaris receives additional funding to assist Missouri’s uninsured in health insurance exchange

COLUMBIA, Mo.— Health care quality-improvement consulting firm Primaris has been awarded more than $250,000 from the Missouri Foundation for Health to provide in-person assistance for Missourians shopping for plans in the Health Insurance Marketplace beginning this fall, foundation officials announced this week.   With the Foundation’s funding, Primaris will coordinate efforts in mid-Missouri to help […]


Cover Missouri: Statewide Campaign to Educate Missourians on Missouri Health Insurance Marketplace Launced at Summit in Columbia

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Today, Cover Missouri, a project of the Missouri Foundation for Health (MFH), launched a new statewide campaign to educate Missourians about the new health insurance options available to them through the Missouri Health Insurance Marketplace. As part of the education campaign in Missouri, MFH has also convened the Cover Missouri Coalition. The […]