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Bryan Thompson Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

Governor Sam Brownback says the state will give back more than $31 million in federal health reform money. As Jim McLean of the KHI News Service reports, the grant was supposed to help the state create a new online health insurance marketplace.

Bryan Thompson Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

Several Kansas businesses know a bit more about how the insurance purchasing exchange required by the nation’s new health reform law will affect them thanks to a meeting yesterday (MON) in Topeka. We get more from Jim McLean of the KHI News Service. More information on upcoming exchange meetings in Overland Park, Hays and Wichita is available on the Kansas Insurance Department website at www.ksinsurance.org.

Bryan Thompson Sunday, August 7th, 2011

The Kansas Insurance Department wants to know what the state’s business community wants the soon-to-be-created Kansas Insurance Exchange to look like. As Kansas Public Radio’s Bryan Thompson, a series of four public forums gets underway this (MON) afternoon in Topeka.

Bryan Thompson Friday, August 5th, 2011

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is asking the EPA to withdraw a proposed new regulation that would require electric utilities to use Maximum Achievable Control Technology. Kansas Public Radio’s Bryan Thompson has more.

Bryan Thompson Friday, August 5th, 2011

New figures from the Department of Health and Human Services indicate Medicare beneficiaries are receiving better health care, and paying less, as a result of the Affordable Care Act—also known as Obamacare. More from Kansas Public Radio’s Bryan Thompson.

Bryan Thompson Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

This summer’s merciless heat wave is putting a strain on hospital emergency rooms all over Kansas. More from Kansas Public Radio’s Bryan Thompson.

Bryan Thompson Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

The Kansas Dental Association is urging dentists who are not currently accepting Medicaid as payment to sign up for the government-funded insurance program. As Kansas Public Radio’s Bryan Thompson reports, the goal is to help give poor children access to dental care.

Bryan Thompson Sunday, July 31st, 2011

Kansas Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer is making his way up the highest mountain in Africa with his teen-aged daughter. As Kansas Public Radio’s Bryan Thompson reports, the climb is to raise money for medical care in war zones and disaster areas around the world. For more information, or to donate, go to internationalmedicalcorps.org/JeffColyer

Bryan Thompson Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

People in Wichita and Kansas City are eating a lot of fast food -- more so than Americans living in most other cities. According to a website devoted to personal finance and business, Wichitans and Kansas Citians rank high on a survey of fast food consumption. KPR's Bryan Thompson takes a look at how the numbers were “crunched.”

Bryan Thompson Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

Kansas business owners are getting an opportunity to help shape the way that federal health reform is implemented in the state. As Jim McLean of the KHI News Service reports, four meetings have been scheduled across the state specifically to get their input. Business owners interested in attending one of the forums are asked to make reservations through the Kansas Chamber at least seven days in advance.

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