December 7, 2017
With the Open Enrollment deadline of December 15th rapidly approaching health advocates, providers, mayors, insurers, hospitals, business owners, faith leaders, individuals and other stakeholders are coming together for the “Last Chance to Get Covered” Weekend of Action, December 8-10. Through enrollment events, paid advertising, local media, social media, email campaigns, and grassroots actions, the “Last Chance more »
December 1, 2017
A state-run hospital in western Kansas has dropped a policy that would have restricted staff from speaking to lawmakers without first obtaining permission from officials in Topeka.
November 30, 2017
Each year millions of Americans with mental illness struggle to find mental health care. Nearly half of the 60 million adults and children living with mental health conditions in the United States go without any treatment. People who seek treatment must navigate a fragmented and costly system full of obstacles. As a result, many people more »
November 29, 2017
Employees at the troubled and understaffed Larned State Hospital received a memo instructing them that they needed permission from the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services, the agency that oversees the psychiatric facility, before speaking to Kansas legislators.
November 28, 2017
Inspectors arrived Tuesday at Osawatomie State Hospital to determine whether the state-run psychiatric facility can regain its federal certification and, with it, its Medicare funding.
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