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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. 

The new KU hospital at 107th Street and Nall Avenue will focus on women's oncology. (Photo: University of Kansas Health System)
Kansas News Service Monday, June 11th, 2018

The new Overland Park hospital is KU’s only in-patient facility outside its 780-bed hospital in Kansas City, Kansas. The new hospital has 34 private patient rooms and eight operating rooms..  

The report says pigs receive 37 percent of all the medically important antibiotics given to livestock.
Harvest Public Media Friday, June 8th, 2018

Several animal health companies are promoting alternatives and encouraging vaccinations to help producers reduce their use of antibiotics.

Stephen Koranda Thursday, June 7th, 2018

The report says suicides are increasing nationwide.

Stephen Koranda Thursday, June 7th, 2018

There were 22 cases in three Kansas counties.

Therapist Ashley Estrada mixes plenty of play into her work with 5-year-old Ridley Fitzmorris. (Photo by Celia Llopis-Jepsen, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Monday, June 4th, 2018

In Kansas, parents of children with autism face long waiting lists and shortages of providers. And the situation is worse for children with Medicaid as their primary or secondary insurance.

It can be hard to learn which hospitals in Kansas are more likely than others to opt for ceserean sections most commonly.
Kansas News Service Monday, June 4th, 2018

Federal officials and health advocates are trying to get hospitals to perform fewer cesarean sections. But it's hard to tell if Kansas is actually lowering the rate of C-sections.

Applications for Medicaid coverage in Kansas have been stuck in a chronic backlog. The contractor processing those records is under pressure to fix the problems. (file photo: Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Maximus, the Maryland-based company hired to process KanCare program applications, is working to beat a deadline on clearing the state's backlog.

Associated Press Friday, May 25th, 2018

Maximus, the company that processes Kansas Medicaid applications, is days away from facing huge fines for inadequate performance. 

Kansas News Service Monday, May 7th, 2018

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services won’t sign off on lifetime limits for KanCare beneficiaries.


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