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Harvest Public Media Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

Some of the recalls have been ordered before anyone became ill.  

Kansas News Service Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services is considering a plan to employ a more community-based approach to treatment and care for people with severe mental illnesses. 

The hepatitis C virus, shown here via transmission electron microscopy. (Photo Credit: James Cavallini, Science Source)
Kansas News Service Thursday, July 12th, 2018

The lawsuit alleged that the Kansas privatized Medicaid program denied coverage for new, more expensive, antiviral drugs that have a 90 percent cure rate for hepatitis C.

Governor Jeff Colyer says he wants Kansas to continue pursuing federal approval of a work requirement for Medicaid recipients.
Kansas News Service Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

Governor Colyer says the work requirement would help non-disabled adults in Kansas break their dependency on public assistance.

Kansas News Service Monday, June 25th, 2018

Last week, the state of Kansas announced new contracts with three private companies to run the state's Medicaid program. Now, a company that didn't get its contract renewed is going to challenge the decision.   

State officials say the company, Virginia-based Maximus, did not meet the performance standards in its contract.
Kansas News Service Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

The state wants to include safeguards in a new contract to prevent the massive backlogs that delayed health care for thousands of low-income, elderly and disabled Kansans in the past.

Judy Conway waited more than a year after the death of her grandson, Adrian Jones, to get 2,000 redacted pages from the Kansas Department for Children and Families. (Photo by Madeline Fox / Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Friday, June 15th, 2018

A new law set to go into effect on July 1 is aimed at making the Kansas Department for Children and Families more forthcoming about the deaths of children in state custody.

photo credit: Food Safety News
Harvest Public Media Thursday, June 14th, 2018

The recall involves pre-cut watermelons, honeydew, cantaloupe and mixed fruit in nine states that was sold at retailers like Walmart, Costco and Whole Foods.

Kansas News Service Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Elder abuse is a nationwide problem and one the Topeka-based Sunflower Foundation hopes to prevent.

Kansas News Service Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Work requirements sometimes force recipients into low-wage jobs that push their incomes outside of Medicaid eligibility limits. 

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