Kathleen Sebelius

Health
3:09 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Sebelius Pushes Health Exchanges, Medicaid Expansion In Kansas City

Sly James, mayor of Kansas City, Mo., introduces Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.
Credit Alex Smith / KCUR

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius urged the uninsured to enroll on the federal health exchange at a press conference in Kansas City, Mo., on Monday.

At the Full Employment Council near 18th and Vine streets, Sebelius touted the benefits of the health exchange for both the uninsured and for the Kansas City metropolitan area.

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Health
10:23 am
Fri December 20, 2013

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Talks Obamacare

In a phone conversation on Thursday afternoon, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius discussed some of the current issues surrounding the Affordable Care Act.

Sebelius has faced criticism over the health exchange rollout, canceled insurance policies and abortion coverage. Some of her strongest critics hail from Kansas, the state where Sebelius twice served as governor. 

Insurance shoppers will need to register on the marketplaces by Monday, Dec. 23 to get coverage starting on Jan. 1, 2014. Open enrollment will continue until March 31.

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NPR Story
7:39 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Top U.S. Health Official Says Insurance Marketplace Will Help Many ― But Not All

U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius speaks to reporters at St. Louis City Hall, while St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley, St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay, St. Louis City Health Director Pam Walker, and St. Louis County Health Director Delores Gunn look on (left to right).

Originally published on Fri March 14, 2014 10:35 am

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was in St. Louis on Thursday to talk about the Affordable Care Act.

Sebelius met with city and county officials and representatives of the local healthcare community in a closed-door session at St. Louis City Hall.

Speaking at a press conference after the meeting, Sebelius said as of October 1, Missourians will be able to purchase health insurance through a new online marketplace.

Sebelius said many of Missouri's 800,000 uninsured will be able to get coverage.

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Health
11:55 am
Fri July 13, 2012

University Of Kansas Gets 'Select' Cancer Institute Designation

Bill Witaker (pictured left), a cancer survivor, spoke at yesterday's official announcement. KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little listened next to him.
Elana Gordon KCUR

KU Cancer Center has obtained a National Cancer Institute designation. Officially.

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Shots - Health Blog
10:31 am
Tue April 17, 2012

Sebelius To Lend Support To Vaccination Projects In Haiti

Rice farmer Alexi Rochnel shows his blank cholera vaccination card. April is the beginning of Haiti's rainy season, which will likely intensify Haiti's cholera outbreak.
John W. Poole NPR

Originally published on Tue April 17, 2012 11:34 am

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is in Haiti today to support two big vaccination initiatives.

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Health
6:48 pm
Fri February 17, 2012

Sebelius Touts Electronic Medical Records During Visit

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius [4th from left] touted the benefits of health information technology during a panel at Metropolitan Community College's Health Science Institute.
Elana Gordon KCUR

The health industry comprises nearly one fifth of the nation’s GDP, but up until recently, relied mostly on paper files.

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Health Slideshow
2:59 pm
Fri February 17, 2012

Video: Sebelius To Visit College's Virtual Hospital

Melissa Trybom hooks up MCC's simulation lab.
Elana Gordon KCUR

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is in Kansas City today, drawing attention to developments in health information technology.

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KCUR News
12:27 pm
Fri November 12, 2010

Sebelius in Wichita: 'Health Centers Serve Growing Need'

Wichita, KS – U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was in Wichita yesterday for a first-hand look at a community health center. Kansas Public Radio's Bryan Thompson reports.

 

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KCUR News
5:28 pm
Tue July 6, 2010

HHS Secretary Addresses 'Valley of Death' With Area Drug Developers And Researchers

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Attends Area Research and Industry Leaders at Drug Development Conference
Photo by Frank Morris

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Up To Date
1:37 pm
Tue July 6, 2010

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius On 'Up To Date'

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, KCUR News Director Frank Morris and Up to Date host Steve Kraske

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