A new Kansas Department of Health and Environment policy makes lung cancer screenings available at little to no cost for Medicaid recipients at high risk of the disease.
TOPEKA - Gov. Laura Kelly said Kansans should respond to rapid escalation of COVID-19 cases and fatalities by recommitting to wearing masks and social distancing to slow spread of the virus or risk imposition of state or county orders shutting down bars and limiting mass gatherings.
Countries around the world are wrestling over how to reopen schools, after the coronavirus pandemic led to a closure of 60% of schools across 186 countries and territories, and forced 1.5 billion students to stay home.
After a state employee received a coronavirus test and got charged a facility fee not allowed under federal rules, the insurance department put out a consumer alert.
WICHITA - A month ago, the University of Kansas Hospital had as few as nine of its beds occupied by COVID-19 patients. Now, it’s about twice that.