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New Patient Billing Platform Powered by Collectly

Dear Valued Patients, JCMG is excited to launch a new patient billing and payment platform on July 1, 2024, called Collectly. This new platform is designed to provide you with a more convenient and efficient way to manage your bills and statements. Why the Change? What to Expect: FAQs: Your Action Steps: Contact Information: Billing […]

DCI Celebrates Grand Opening at JCMG

Dialysis Clinic, Inc. (DCI) and Jefferson City Medical Group (JCMG) invite the community to DCI’s grand opening at the JCMG Medical Building on Wednesday, April 17, at 4:00 p.m. Construction of DCI’s new clinic within the lower level of the JCMG Medical Building started in June of 2023. DCI patients began treatments at the JCMG […]

JCMG Welcomes Brandon Jenson, DO, General Surgeon

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Jefferson City Medical Group is pleased to welcome Brandon Jenson, D.O., who joined JCMG Surgical Specialists on February 1. Dr. Jenson brings a new service line to JCMG: foregut surgery and hiatal hernia repair. Dr. Jenson comes to JCMG with extensive expertise and training. After graduating from medical school at Kirksville […]

2023 Holidoors

Photos of our 2023 Holidoors Contest are viewable here and in a facebook album as of December 11, 2023. To view the photos any time (even after voting here), go to our facebook page. The winning Holidoor will be the photo with the most combined facebook reactions and website poll votes. Voting is open to […]

JCMG Reaches Contract Agreement with Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

JCMG will remain in-network for patients with Anthem health insurance. Jefferson City, Mo. – November 7, 2023 Jefferson City Medical Group (JCMG) and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (also known as Elevance Health) reached a mutually acceptable agreement late November 7, 2023. With this signed contract, JCMG will remain in-network for its approximately 30,000 patients […]

2023 Pumpkins

Photos of our 2023 Pumpkin Decorating Contest are viewable here and in a facebook album as of October 23, 2023. To view the photos any time (even after voting here), go to our facebook page. The winning Pumpkin will be the photo with the most combined facebook reactions and website poll votes. Voting is open […]

JCMG Enters Contract Negotiations with Anthem

JCMG attempts to reach a resolution with Anthem before the current contract expires.  Jefferson City Medical Group (JCMG) and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (also known as Elevance Health) are currently negotiating their contract. JCMG entered contract negotiations with Anthem to secure the future of independent healthcare in mid-Missouri. “During times of high inflation and […]

JCMG Brings Dialysis Clinic, Inc. to the JCMG Medical Building

Jefferson City, MO – June 5, 2023 Jefferson City Medical Group announces that the Dialysis Clinic, Inc. will be moving into the former Outpatient Surgery Center on the lower level of the JCMG Medical Building at 1241 W Stadium Blvd. Construction will begin June 12, 2023. During construction, the parking lot on the west side […]

Missouri’s Best 2023 Winners

Congratulations to the following physicians and clinics of JCMG for being voted Missouri’s Best for 2023! Best Medical Group JCMG Women & Children’s Center (JCMG Pediatrics & Women’s Clinic) Best OB/GYN Amanda Rodemann, DO, FACOG of Women’s Clinic of JCMG Best Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Clinic JCMG Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Best Podiatrist JP McAleer, […]

Flu Shots 2022-2023

Getting your flu shot is easy at JCMG! Ask during a doctor visit, walk in to Express Care, walk in to your PCP’s office, or schedule an appointment. Ask During Your Visit: If you’re at JCMG for any visit, simply ask your provider for a flu shot. Many providers will be able to give you […]

Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine Available at JCMG

Last updated: August 10, 2022 What is the Novavax Vaccine? Novavax is a subunit (or acellular) vaccine, which is the same type of vaccine as Hepatitis B and DTaP (Diphtheria, Pertussis and Acellular Pertussis). This vaccine type has been well-established for many decades. Availability of the Vaccine JCMG currently has a very limited allocation of […]

Pfizer COVID-19 Pediatric Vaccination

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The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine is approved for children ages 5 and older. Key details on this vaccine: FDA has issued Emergency Use Authorization for 5 through 11 years of age. Primary series of 2 doses (0.2mL each) given 21 days apart. Common side effects can include pain, redness, and swelling at the injection site, along […]

2021 Winter Weather Drive

The Season of Giving has begun! JCMG is proud to host our First Annual Winter Weather Drive! The Winter Weather Drive will run from November 17th-29th.  Collection barrels will be located at each of the entrances at the JCMG Medical Building 1241 W Stadium Blvd, Jefferson City, MO 65109 Donations accepted: new or lightly worn hats, scarves, […]

COVID Response – July 2021

Due to federal guidance for healthcare facilities and the increase in COVID-19 cases throughout Central Missouri, masks for patients and staff regardless of vaccination status, are required in clinical areas starting Monday, July 26. A “clinical area” is defined as any area where a patient and staff member interact, and includes wearing a mask when […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Update

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JCMG is excited at the opportunity to protect our community as a future site for COVID-19 vaccinations. For the most recent up-to-date information on the COVID Vaccine from JCMG, visit Vaccine Availability The Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services are distributing COVID-19 vaccines in phases, and are not yet available to patients at […]

COVID-19: New Information August 2020

How long should I be quarantined if I’ve been infected or believe I’m infected? Once you are 10 days after the onset of symptoms and have been fever-free for 24 hours without fever-reducing medications, patients appear to stop shedding virus and are no longer contagious. If you have been directed to quarantine by the health […]

Dr. Rucker’s Dish – Warming up

By Rachel Rucker, D.O. Warming up is just as important as the workout itself. It is difficult to do a workout if you hurt yourself. My track coaches in high school as well as my track coach in college trained me that you are properly warmed up whenever you are drenched in sweat. This can […]

Dr. Rucker’s Dish – Motivation to Workout

By Rachel Rucker, D.O. It’s easy to do nothing, it’s hard to do something you’ve never done before. The very first step in working out happens even before you enter your workout space. You have to get your mind right. If your mind doesn’t want to do it, you will find every excuse in the […]

Dr. Rucker’s Dish – What’s for lunch?

By Rachel Rucker, D.O. Diet: What’s for lunch? Eating lunch is essential and what you eat is equally important because it determines your energy level for the rest of the day. I have found that most people fall in one of two categories. A. Either they are so busy that they do not eat lunch […]

Dr. Rucker’s Dish — Late Night Sweet Tooth

By Rachel Rucker, D.O. Is late night sweet tooth calling out to you? Not going to lie, this is one of my own downfalls. I wish I could remember who told me this trick, because it has saved me so many times. Put a picture of an apple on your fridge or pantry. If you […]

Introducing Dr. Rucker’s Dish — A Series on Health and Fitness

By Rachel Rucker, D.O. After much resistance, and after a lot of encouragement from my patients, I have decided to start blogging about diet, exercise and anxiety. I have resisted because I am very much an introvert and sharing my thoughts and opinions really isn’t my thing. But today I had a patient who told […]

Our New EHR: eClinicalWorks

Our new Electronic Health Record is live! eClinicalWorks launched January 4th, 2021, replacing Allscripts. This new EHR has endless possibilities for us at JCMG, with dozens of program plugins to reduce redundancy and bringing all of a patient’s information into one location. How eClinicalWorks helps YOU, the patient: While we’re excited for how ECW will […]

Flu Shots 2019

We offer multiple options for your convince:      Evening Flu Shot Clinics    Located in JCMG Internal Medicine Open to the public NO appointment needed Walk in hours: September 26 (5:30-7:00pm) October 3 (5:30-7:00pm) October 10 (5:30-7:00pm) October 17 (5:30-7:00pm) October 24 (5:30-7:00pm)     Walk In To Express Care Open to the public […]

JCMG’s Newest Shareholders 2019

Over the past year, several doctors have become shareholders, owners/partners, of JCMG. Please join us in congratulating the following doctors: Brad Sloan, D.O. Family Medicine/ Sports Medicine Signed on 11/1/2018     Marcus Wade, M.D. Radiology Signed on 12/19/2018     James Lin, M.D. General Surgery Signed on 1/2/2019     Phillip Wilson III, M.D. […]

Welcome, Dr. Tamara Hopkins

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Jefferson City Medical Group is pleased to welcome Tamara Hopkins, M.D., who joins JCMG Oncology & Hematology on July 1. Together with her team, Dr. Hopkins serves Mid-Missouri with a combined total of over 100 years’ experience treating cancer and caring for patients. After graduating medical school at the University of […]

JCMG Hosts Food Truck Wednesdays to Benefit United Way

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Jefferson City Medical Group will host Food Truck Wednesdays during the month of August to raise money for the United Way of Central Missouri. Lilly’s Cantina will serve lunch from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 10, in the parking lot located behind the JCMG Medical Building. The menu […]

JCMG Awards $4,000 in Health Sciences Scholarships to Area Students

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Jefferson City Medical Group is pleased to announce that five area students, pursuing nursing or pre-medicine degrees, were recently awarded scholarships by the group. The JCMG Health Sciences Scholarships were established in 2009 because of the increasing demand for physicians and nurses due to the aging population and increase in life […]