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Jim McLean Friday, September 1st

Kansans who sign up for insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act's federal exchange will see higher premiums in the coming year, but they won't necessarily have to pay more out of pocket.

Osawatomie State Hospital (File photo, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, August 23rd

The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services has unveiled a proposal to build a new mental hospital at Osawatomie, but Jim Ward says other options should be on the table. 

The new $8 million Independence Healthcare Center, operates as an extension of Labette Health, a regional hospital in nearby Parsons. The center will serve Independence, a town of about 8,800 people that has been without a hospital for about two years. (photo credit: Jim McLean, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, August 23rd

The rural Kansas town of Independence lost its hospital two years ago. Now, it has a health center with more limited services. 

Flickr photo by Ilan Sharif
Harvest Public Media Friday, August 18th

The report says up to 40 percent of food may be thrown out.

Tim Keck, secretary of the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (photo credit: Celia Llopis-Jepsen, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, August 16th

Federal inspectors decertified the Osawatomie State Hospital in December of 2015.

The University of Kansas Hospital (Photo courtesy of KU University Relations)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, August 8th

The University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas and Stormont-Vail in Topeka were both selected for U.S. News & World Report's annual list. 

Kansas News Service Friday, August 4th

The head of the KU Cancer Center says it typically takes 10 or 15 years to attain "comprehensive" status.   

University of Kansas Hospital (Phot credit: KU University Relations)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, August 2nd

Wendy Ann Noon Berner alleges that the University of Kansas Hospital and the now-former chair of its pathology department misdiagnosed her illness. 

Kansas News Service Wednesday, July 26th

Kansas Republican Senator Jerry Moran has voted in favor of repealing the Affordable Care Act.  So, what's next?

KU researchers will survey the workers to develop solutions for health problems.
Kansas News Service Friday, July 21st

Moving often from place to place can make it difficult for migrant farm workers to access health care.    

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