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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP)– The latest round of federal health care grants has several connections to Missouri.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says the University of Missouri-Columbia will receive $13.3 million to provide primary health care services to Medicare and Medicaid clients. The money is to be used for health information technology and evidence-based treatment plans, among other things.
The surgery-benefits management firm of Welvie LLC which is based in St. Louis is receiving $6.8 million to partner with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Ohio for a project in that state.
Schizophrenia patients in Missouri and eight other states also will benefit from a $9.4 million grant to the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research.
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