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Lawmakers, budget director tangle over Medicaid plan

Gov. Laura Kelly's administration on Wednesday opened up a line of attack against the Republican Senate plan for expanding Medicaid. In what might have been...

Work requirements recommended for Medicaid expansion

A panel of lawmakers staked out conservative ground for Medicaid expansion on Wednesday, recommending work requirements for any proposal to expand medical coverage for...

Concerns expressed about cost of Medicaid study

State insurance officials on Tuesday expressed concern about how much it would cost to prepare an application for part of the Senate's Medicaid expansion...

Proposed Planned Parenthood clinic runs into opposition

As Planned Parenthood scouts a location for a new women's health clinic in Kansas City, Kan., it is already running into opposition from abortion...

Experts lay out potential hurdles to Senate Medicaid plan

Two health care experts on Tuesday laid out potential obstacles to implementing Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning's proposal to expand Medicaid in Kansas. Addressing Gov....

Senate Medicaid plan advances but faces opposition

The slow legislative slog toward expanding Medicaid in Kansas started Wednesday when Senate Republicans for the first time offered up a plan to compete...

Board of Healing Arts executive director resigns

The executive director of the Kansas Board of Healing Arts has resigned from the agency, an official confirmed. Kathleen Selzler Lippert turned in her resignation...

Senate Medicaid plan starts falling into place

The Senate plan to expand Medicaid is starting to fall into place, giving supporters hope that 2020 will be the year the Legislature extends...

Proposed constitutional amendment would not ban abortions

A proposed amendment to the state constitution in response to a historic state Supreme Court ruling on abortion will not call for banning the...

Kansas health secretary seeks tougher e-cigarette rules

Kansas Health Secretary Lee Norman on Wednesday asked Congress for tougher regulations on e-cigarettes and vaping-related products that are blamed for hundreds of lung-related...