KDHE http://kcur.org en Advocates Still Wary Of Infectious Disease Bill http://kcur.org/post/advocates-still-wary-infectious-disease-bill <p>Kansas health officials are trying to assure local health groups that <a href="http://kslegislature.org/li/b2013_14/measures/documents/summary_hb_2183_2013.pdf">a controversial bill</a> dealing with infectious diseases needed an update to response protocols for occupational exposures. Some HIV advocates, however, aren’t completely sold. Wed, 17 Apr 2013 13:19:25 +0000 Elana Gordon 35217 at http://kcur.org Advocates Still Wary Of Infectious Disease Bill Kansas Medicaid Sessions Wrap Up In Overland Park Today http://kcur.org/post/kansas-medicaid-sessions-wrap-overland-park-today <p>Kansas health officials have been touring the state this week, holding public education sessions on a plan to overhaul the state’s Medicaid program. The plan, called KanCare, would move all beneficiaries into a managed care system. The state hopes to go live with the plan in January.</p> Thu, 02 Aug 2012 18:15:55 +0000 Elana Gordon 22044 at http://kcur.org Kansas Medicaid Sessions Wrap Up In Overland Park Today Flu Season Picks Up, Vaccine Still Available http://kcur.org/post/flu-season-picks-vaccine-still-available <p>The nation&#39;s midsection is a hot spot for influenza right now, and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment says there&rsquo;s still time to be protected by a flu shot. Mon, 12 Mar 2012 15:44:46 +0000 Bryan Thompson 14044 at http://kcur.org