Beat the Deadline, February 15 is Last Chance to Get Health Insurance

For more information, contact Robin Corderman at 573-817-8338 or rcorderman@primaris.org. Get local, in-person help applying before the deadline ends COLUMBIA, Mo. – It’s time to get covered for 2015. As the open enrollment period deadline closes on February 15, local residents will have one last chance to get local, in-person help to apply for health … Continued

More Clients Choosing Primaris for PQRS GPRO, New Tool Streamlines Process

For more information, please contact Revee White at 573-817-8300 ext 187 Columbia, MO – Primaris, a healthcare quality-improvement consulting firm, is gearing up for a busy Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) season. After completing a 2013 PQRS Group Practice Reporting Option (GPRO) pilot, Primaris customer base for PQRS GPRO services has grown quickly. PQRS’ short timeframe … Continued

Two Health Insurance Counseling Events to be held Saturday

For more information, contact Robin Corderman, (800) 390-3330 ext. 108 / rcorderman@primaris.org             COLUMBIA, Mo. – Less than one month remains to sign up for health insurance through the Marketplace for 2015. Open enrollment will end February 15. Counselors from four local agencies will join together this Saturday, Jan. 24 to … Continued

December 15 is Deadline to Get Health Insurance for New Year

For more information, contact Robin Corderman, (800) 390-3330 ext. 108 / rcorderman@primaris.org December 15 is Deadline to Get Health Insurance for New Year Four local agencies join together at Columbia library for enrollment push COLUMBIA, Mo. – There is only one shopping week left for health coverage that starts January 1. Trained counselors from four local … Continued

Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Starts Nov 15

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Knowledge Management Associates is preparing for Marketplace open enrollment Nov. 15, 2014 to Feb. 15, 2015. KMA received a grant from the Missouri Foundation for Health to educate and assist Missourians with enrolling in the marketplace created through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. KMA can help Missourians choose health insurance … Continued

Cutting-Edge Colorectal Cancer Screening Now Covered

Did you know colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States among cancers that affect both men and women? More than 90% of cases occur in people who are 50 years old or older. More men than women get colon cancer, and 1 or 2 out of every 100 … Continued

Primaris to Continue to Provide Assistance to Missouri Healthcare Providers

COLUMBIA, Mo. — TMF Health Quality Institute has secured the five-year Quality Innovation Network Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for Missouri, Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. Primaris will serve as a subcontractor to TMF to continue working to improve the quality of healthcare throughout Missouri. In May … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued