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Kansas reports first confirmed West Nile case of 2014

Officials at the Kansas Department of Health and Environment reported 92 cases of West Nile virus in 2013, the most since the disease was first detected in Kansas in 2002.

HCF announces more than $710,000 in grants

The grants will go to 18 nonprofit organizations in Kansas and Missouri.

HCF announces $4.25 million in mental health grants

The Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City has awarded $4.25 million in mental health services grants to 34 nonprofit groups in Kansas and Missouri.

Medicaid director to oversee KDHE health care finance division

Dr. Susan Mosier previously represented the 67th District in the House of Representatives.

Kansas resumes foster placements with TFI

The Kansas Department for Children and Families suspended foster placements with Topeka-based TFI after the July 24 death of a 10-month-old left in a hot car in Wichita.

KC health foundation elects two new board members

HCF seeks applicants for upcoming board vacancies

HCF also seeks applicants for seven upcoming board vacancies.

State Medicaid fraud unit recovers more than $28 million

This was the second-highest year of recoveries on record, following last fiscal year’s record $33.7 million.

'Nun on the bus' coming to Kansas City

Sister Simone Campbell advocates for Medicaid expansion

Sister Simone Campbell is well-known for her outspokenness on social justice issues, including Medicaid expansion.

Solvency of Medicare Trust Fund extended

The Medicare Trustees today projected that the trust fund that finances Medicare’s hospital insurance coverage will remain solvent until 2030, four years beyond what was projected in last year’s report.

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Five seek GOP nomination for insurance commissioner

Aug. 5 primary will determine who faces Democrat Dennis Anderson

In advance of the Aug. 5 primary, learn more about the candidates who hope to succeed Sandy Praeger as the state's insurance commissioner.

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