The University of Kansas Hospital said it was testing a possible Ebola patient, one day after the Ebola infection of a Dallas nurse has ramped up concern among some U.S. nurses who might have to care for a patient in which there is no margin of error. Acute care hospitals generally say they’re prepared.
If the 23 states that have rejected expanding Medicaid under the 2010 health care law continue to do so for the next eight years, they'll pay $152 billion to extend the program in other states – while receiving nothing in return.
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.