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Ward loses bid to force Medicaid expansion debate

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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

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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

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(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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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