Missouri Foundation for Health Hospital Prices Vary Widely In Kansas City By Véronique LaCapra • May 9, 2013 For the first time, the federal government has released the prices that hospitals for the 100 most common inpatient procedures. The prices for a given procedure can vary by tens of thousands of dollars. Feds To Take Lead On Health Exchanges In Kansas, Missouri By Elana Gordon • Nov 19, 2012 bigstock.com Immediately after the presidential election, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon announced the state would not be setting up its own health insurance exchange. Six Things To Know About Medicaid In Kansas And Missouri By Elana Gordon • Aug 12, 2012 Courtesy of Scott Brunner and Ryan Barker. Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled on the federal health law, we’ll be hearing a lot more about one of its key aspects: Medicaid. Uncertainty Surrounds Health Law Implementation In Kansas And Missouri By Elana Gordon • Jul 1, 2012 Thursday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding the federal health law has provided more clarity to the region and country. Much At Stake With Upcoming Supreme Court Ruling By Elana Gordon • Jun 27, 2012 bigstock.com As the nation awaits a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the federal health law, regional health leaders say much is at stake for the area’s health system and residents. Charity Care Up At Missouri Hospitals By Elana Gordon • Jun 3, 2012 bigstock.com Charity care at Missouri hospitals has been on the rise in recent years, and urban and rural hospitals are handling this increase differently.