A Contract with Mid-America Regional Council (MARC)
This bill authorizes the City of St. Louis, by and through the Department of Health and Human Services, to enter into a contract with Mid-America Regional Council (MARC), to provide certain Home and Community-Based Services. St. Louis Area Agency on Aging (SLAAA) staff and subcontractors will teach health classes, including Chronic Disease Self-Management classes, Diabetes Self-Management classes, Walk With Ease classes, and other health classes at community locations and virtually. MARC will use Federal funds awarded under the Older Americans Act and non-federal funds to reimburse Area Agencies on Aging in the State of Missouri, including SLAAA. The City of St. Louis is expected to receive approximately $63,624.00 under the agreement. This bill will have a positive impact on the community by allowing SLAAA and contracted service providers to provide health education classes to older adults and adults with chronic conditions. The classes will teach clients self-management skills, increase activity, and connect them with other services that are vital to health and well-being.
Board Bill Number: 159
Primary Sponsors: Christine Ingrassia
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Bill text was introduced (836.82 KB PDF).01/13/2023
Referred to a Committee
The bill was assigned to the Health and Human Services Committee.01/25/2023
The bill was passed out of committee with a recommendation of do pass during the Health and Human Services Committee hearing.01/27/2023
The bill was passed.02/07/2023
The bill was engrossed during the Engrossment, Rules, Resolutions and Credentials Committee.02/07/2023
The bill was passed.02/07/2023Feedback is anonymous.
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