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Senate passes bill expanding vaccine exemptions for schools, day cares

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A bill requiring pharmacists to fill ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine prescriptions for treating COVID-19 while broadening a religious exemption for vaccine mandates for public schools...

Bill expanding religious vaccine exemption for schools advances

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A bill requiring pharmacists to fill ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine prescriptions for COVID-19 that critics say weakens vaccine mandates for public schools passed out of...

Bill removing health secretary powers moves to Senate

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A bill removing the power of the state health secretary to take steps stopping the spread of contagious diseases is moving to the full...

Advance nursing practitioner bill sent to conference

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A bill expanding the authority of nurse practitioners to work in Kansas without signing collaborative agreements with physicians was sent to House-Senate conference committee. The...

Bill increasing penalties for health care worker violence stalls

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A bill increasing penalties for violence against health care providers was sidetracked in the Senate Monday because it's tied to a measure giving them...

Senate confirms health secretary

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Gov. Laura Kelly's health secretary emerged from a difficult nomination hearing to easily win Senate confirmation Wednesday. The Senate confirmed Janet Stanek as state health...

House gives health care workers protection from civil liability, violence

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The Kansas House on Wednesday approved increased penalties for violence against health care providers, but linked it to a measure giving them expanded immunity...

Senate passes bill expanding nursing practitioner authority

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The Kansas Senate on Wednesday passed a major piece of health care legislation expanding the authority of nurse practitioners to work in Kansas without...

Senate passes bill lifting regulations on eyebrow care

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A bill that could settle a legal dispute over regulations of the practice of eyebrow threading cleared the Senate on Wednesday despite protests that...

House committee revives Medicaid bill blocking changes

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A bill locking the state’s Medicaid program in place until after the next election for governor advanced out of a House committee late Monday...