None of the state’s KanCare providers hit the state’s benchmark for timeliness in claims processing during any month in 2013, according to an August report from the Kansas Department of Health of Environment.
After several months of not knowing whether the Wichita Community Clinical Oncology Program would be able to continue clinical trials locally, program officials received word Friday morning that they will be funded.
The Topeka-based Kansas Health Institute recently released its annual insurance report that looks at health coverage throughout the state and historical trends to show the impact of the Affordable Care Act, according to a news release.
Health officials are reporting two more cases of measles in Sedgwick County, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to eight in the county, according to a news release from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.
The emergency room staffing company that recently told Wesley Medical Center physicians that they have to become employees or leave has notified Hutchinson Regional Medical Center it is terminating its contract with that hospital.
In preparation for future expansion, the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita has brought in Helix Architecture and Design of Kansas City, Mo., to assess its facilities, said dean Garold Minns.
Saying they can no longer ignore the rising prices of health care, some of the most influential medical groups in the nation are recommending that doctors weigh the costs, not just the effectiveness of treatments, as they make decisions about patient care.
When Lisa Rosenbaum fell and landed on her shoulder a few months ago, her first concern was the unsightly angle at which her clavicle was now jutting beneath the skin. But a secondary concern, following the broken clavicle diagnosis, was: How much will this cost?