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October 6, 2013

Check online on licenses of healthcare providers in Kansas

Each Monday, The Eagle highlights a government record that is available to the public. Open records help people keep government in check and help them better understand how government affects their lives.

Each Monday, The Eagle highlights a government record that is available to the public. Open records help people keep government in check and help them better understand how government affects their lives.

For a complete list of You Oughta Know columns, go to www.kansas.com/oughta.

The record: The status of licenses issued by the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts.

Why you’d want it: To ensure a healthcare provider you are considering seeing is licensed. Information about disciplinary actions also is available.

Where you get it: Go to the board’s website, www.ksbha.org. Use the “Verifications” link to search for a provider. Click on the “Board Actions” link to view disciplinary actions.

How much does the information cost: The information is free.

Deb Gruver

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