Missouri Foundation for Health

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9:56 am
Thu May 9, 2013

Hospital Prices Vary Widely In Kansas City

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.

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Health
11:21 am
Mon November 19, 2012

Feds To Take Lead On Health Exchanges In Kansas, Missouri

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Immediately after the presidential election, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon announced the state would not be setting up its own health insurance exchange.

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Health
5:40 pm
Sun August 12, 2012

Six Things To Know About Medicaid In Kansas And Missouri

Ryan Barker (l) directs health policy at the Missouri Foundation for Health. Scott Brunner (r) is a senior analyst with the Kansas Health Institute and former state Medicaid director.
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. 

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Health
11:36 am
Sun July 1, 2012

Uncertainty Surrounds Health Law Implementation In Kansas And Missouri

Thursday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding the federal health law has provided more clarity to the region and country. 

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Health
11:03 pm
Wed June 27, 2012

Much At Stake With Upcoming Supreme Court Ruling

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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.

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11:50 pm
Sun June 3, 2012

Charity Care Up At Missouri Hospitals

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Charity care at Missouri hospitals has been on the rise in recent years, and urban and rural hospitals are handling this increase differently.  

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