Frequently Asked Questions

Is PCRMC a "for-profit" hospital?

No. PCRMC is a county-owned, non-tax supported and "not-for-profit" hospital with a five-member elected board.

Can PCRMC help me with pursuing a health career?


  • PCRMC is home to the Mid-Missouri Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) region headquarters. AHEC starts by reaching out to junior high and high school students by hosting career days, workshops and volunteer programs.
  • PCRMC also reached out to undergraduate students who plan to continue on to medical school by a “Patient Ambassadors Program” that allows pre-med students at Missouri S&T to volunteer at PCRMC.
  • Mid-Missouri AHEC also supports medical students and health professional schools by helping with internship, mentorship and rotation placements, among other services.

Does PCRMC provide any free or low-cost services?

Yes. PCRMC provides many free and low-cost services and collaborates with local entities to improve access to health care, health education and health services.

What do I do if I can not drive to my physician’s appointment?

PCRMC has a patient transportation program that will travel to any patient located within a 30-mile radius of the hospital campus. The program is meant to ease the way for patients who otherwise would not have the means or resources to get to their appointment. To schedule an appointment please call the message line at: 573-341-8278, 72 hours notice is needed.