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Kansas Newspaper Clippings Collection


2011 - June through December

The State Library of Kansas' Legislative Reference Section maintains a collection of clipped newspaper articles on topics relating to subjects pertinent to issues in Kansas state government. Below is a listing of clipped articles taken from several different newspapers relating to Health, June through December, 2011.

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The Clippings List is generally arranged chronologically through the year.

Each article cited contains the following information:

Author of article (if any is present)
Title of Article
Newspaper title and date of issue

ARTICLES ON Health, June-December, 2011

Suzanne Perez Tobias
Parents warned about new 'tobacco sticks'
Wichita Eagle, 6/2/2011

KHI News Service
Federal auditors want Kansas to return $2.4 million
Kansas Health Institute, 6/2/2011

Associated Press
Kan. gets involved in another health care lawsuit
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/7/2011

Rick Plumlee
Pompee firm in support of Medicare reform
Wichita Eagle, 6/10/2011

Mike Shields
Goodbye KHPA, hello KDHE
Kansas Health Institute, 6/20/2011

Tim Carpenter
Medicaid forum takes political slant
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/22/2011
Phil Cauthon
Kan-ed considers options with reduced budget
Kansas Health Institute, 6/27/2011

Mike Shields
Legislative leaders approve interim studies
Kansas Health Institute, 6/30/2011

Kathleen Pointer
Johnson County Commission accepts abstinence part of sex education grant
Kansas City Star, 7/7/2011

Dave Ranney
Medicaid forum generates long list of reform ideas
Kansas Health Institute, 7/7/2011

Fred Mann
400 discuss how to reform Medicaid in Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 7/7/2011

Associated Press
Report: Kansas obesity rate 4th fastest growing
Wichita Eagle, 7/7/2011

Associated Press
JoCo says yes to abstinence, no to contraceptives
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/8/2011

Eric Swanson
Kansas seeks ideas for Medicaid reform in Dodge City
Dodge City Daily Globe, 7/9/2011

Eric Swanson
Dodge City Family Planning Clinic may close due to loss of funding
Dodge City Daily Globe, 7/12/2011

Mike Hendricks
Money will be spent, but not here
Kansas City Star, 7/12/2011

Jan Biles
Pharmacies becoming scarce in rural Kansas counties
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/25/2011

Jan Biles
Accessibility, availability determine health care delivery
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/25/2011

Mike Shields
State Medicaid officials announce new schedule for digital health records exchange
Kansas Health Instiute, 7/25/2011

KHI News Service
Child lead poisoning up slightly in Kansas
Kansas Health Instiute, 7/29/2011

Dave Ranney
GOP delegates pass strong anti-reform resolution
Kansas Health Institute, 8/16/2011

Steve Shute at the GOP Central Committee meeting
Kansas Health Institute, 8/16/2011

Ken Stephens
Health care grant refusal spurs criticism
Hutchinson News, 8/17/2011

Mike Shields
Brownback officials host final Medicaid makeover forum
Kansas Health Institute, 8/18/2011

Phil Cauthon
New authorization system will speed Medicaid prescriptions
Kansas Health Institute, 8/22/2011

Jim McLean
Modernized Medicaid enrollment system up in the air
Kansas Health Institute, 8/22/2011

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Health exchange committee will continue work despite Brownback's rejection of grant
Lawrence Journal World, 8/24/2011

Tim Carpenter
State health care group to continue work
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/24/2011

Associated Press
Doctors take top spots on ranking of highest paid professions in Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 8/25/2011

U.S. Senator Pat Roberts hosts rural health summit in Hays
Dodge City Daily Globe, 8/29/2011

Phil Cauthon, Mike Shields
A legislator's guide to repealing Obamacare
Kansas Health Institute, 8/29/2011

Mike Shields
Health insurance premium increases face new reviews
Kansas Health Institute, 9/2/2011

KHI News Service
Kansas City regional HIE to dissolve
Kansas Health Institute, 9/7/2011

Scott Rothschild

House-Senate Health Policy Oversight Committee to start vetting Brownback decisions
Lawrence Journal World, 9/19/2011

Tim Carpenter
State Medicaid reform: 'Rubik's Cube'
Topeka Capita Journal, 9/19/2011

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Brownback health policies questioned before committee
Lawrence Journal World, 9/19/2011

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Editorial: Gov's focus on jobs welcome
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/21/2011

KHI News Service
Small-biz health insurance legislation to be revived
Kansas Health Institute, 9/22/2011

KHI News Service
Another Affordable Care Act grant comes to Kansas
Kansas Health Institute, 9/22/2011

Dan Voorhis
Kansas jobs may grow in 2012
Wichita Eagle, 9/22/2011

Mike Shields
Kansas Medicaid could save by shifting veterans to VA health program
Kansas Health Institute, 9/27/2011

Mark Sherman
Health care law in high court's hands
Hutchinson News, 9/28/2011 [Newsbank article]

KHI News Service
Kansas AG joins push for quick Supreme Court ruling on ACA
Kansas Health Institute, 9/28/2011

Phil Cauthon
State Employee Health Plan individual rates set to jump 44 percent
Kansas Health Institute, 10/6/2011

John Hanna
Colyer: Medicaid changes won't narrow eligibility
Wichita Eagle, 10/6/2011

Mike Shields
Feds outline health insurance exchanges as they would run them
Kansas Health Institute, 10/7/2011

Dion Lefler
Fair screenings find 371 possible cancer cases
Wichita Eagle, 10/10/2011

Mike Shields
Political fight continues over mid-level dental practitioners
Kansas Health Institute, 10/11/2011

Phil Cauthon
First Kansas hospitals begin receiving HIT incentive payments
Kansas Health Institute, 10/13/2011

Mike Shields
Rural hospitals between a rock and a hard place
Kansas Health Institute, 10/17/2011

Jim McLean
Kansas group hopes to keep CLASS Act on the books
Kansas Health Institute, 10/18/2011

Mike Shields
Insurance company group prefers a state-run exchange
Kansas Health Institute, 10/24/2011

Scott Rothschild

Brownback's rejection of health insurance grant continues to spur questions
Lawrence Journal World, 10/24/2011

Mike Shields
Brownback officials: Medicaid managed care contract being drafted
Kansas Health Institute, 10/25/2011

Associated Press
Brownback postponing release of Medicaid plan
Lawrence Journal World, 10/25/2011

KHI News Service
Medicaid directors comment on proposed federal eligibility regulations
Kansas Health Institute, 11/1/2011

Phil Cauthon
Health Care Stabilization Fund building reserves for looming lawsuit decision
Kansas Health Institute, 11/1/2011

Jim McLean
Program to track prescription drug abuse faces funding challenge
Kansas Health Institute, 11/7/2011

Tim Carpenter
Governor ready to offer Medicaid reforms
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/7/2011

Brent Wistrom
Brownback's administration rolls out Medicaid reform package
Wichita Eagle, 11/8/2011

John Milburn
Brownback announces Kansas Medicaid reorganization
Kansas Health Institute, 11/8/2011

Tim Carpenter
Brownback seeks $850M in Medicaid savings
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/8/2011

The Star's editorial|An ambitious plan that could serve Kansans and save millions, but with risks
Kansas City Star, 11/13/2011



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