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Ward loses bid to force Medicaid expansion debate

House Minority Leader Jim Ward lost an attempt Wednesday to force the Kansas House to debate expansion of Medicaid. Ward, a Democratic candidate for Kansas...

Pill emerges as most common form of Kansas abortion; potentially reshapes political debate

For the first time, the pill has emerged as the most common form of abortion in Kansas, opening new territory for a battle over...

UPDATED: Amerigroup sues over KanCare contract

(Updated to reflect KDHE comment; length of new contracts) An insurance company that lost its bid for a KanCare contract is going to court to...

DCF document reveals new details of allegations against Capps

State officials released a document Thursday revealing new details about the emotional abuse allegations against state Rep. Michael Capps. The appeal hearing summary, prepared in...

State overspending millions on Medicaid program, audit finds

The state health department has doled out millions in general tax dollars to subsidize health care providers under a Medicaid program that was expected...

Judge rules telemed abortions can continue

A judge on Monday ruled that a new state telemedicine law with antiabortion language doesn't bar medical abortions using long-distance video technology. Shawnee County District Judge...

Governor announces Medicaid expansion task force

Gov. Laura Kelly on Wednesday announced the members of a special committee to help craft a plan for expanding Medicaid coverage for 150,000 Kansans. The...

Nursing home inspections improving since last summer

Kansas has made significant improvement in overseeing its nursing homes, reducing the number of facilities lagging behind federal inspection standards since last summer. Providing lawmakers...

Schmidt appeals telemed abortion decision; says court overstepped authority

Attorney General Derek Schmidt is appealing a judge's ruling that appears to have blocked a 2015 state law that put limits on drug-induced abortions...

Reversible abortion bill introduced in House

A bill introduced in the House on Tuesday would make Kansas just one of a handful of states to require physicians to tell women...