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Kansas Newspaper Clippings Collection


2012 - 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, 2012.

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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, 2012

Associated Press
Kansas to resubmit Medicaid waiver request to feds
Lawrence Journal World, 6/6/2012

Associated Press
New Kansas law bans possession of e-cigarettes by minors
Kansas City Star, 6/10/2012

Dave Ranney and Mike Shields
Medicaid makeover: Can Kansas learn from Kentucky?
Lawrence Journal World, 6/11/2012

Dawn Bormann
Whooping cough widespread but waning in Johnson County
Kansas City Star, 6/12/2012

Tim Hrenchir
Health officer warns of whooping cough
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/13/2012

Mike Shields
KanCare plan panned again at public hearing
Lawrence Journal World, 6/20/2012

Mike Sherry
Future uncertain for Kansas prescription drug monitoring program
Lawrence Journal World, 6/25/2012

John Hanna
GOP hostility blocked by Kan. work on health overhaul
Lawrence Journal World, 6/27/2012

Tim Carpenter
Kansas officials stunned by health ruling
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/28/2012

Andy Marso
Local groups react to court upholding health care law
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/28/2012

Andy Marso
Health care decision a lifeline for some locals
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/28/2012

Tim Carpenter
Gov. gambled, lost on health care giveback
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/30/2012

Scott Rothschild
Lt. Gov. Colyer says Republicans may use budget reconciliation to overturn federal health care law
Lawrence Journal World, 7/2/2012

Rachael Gray
Mexico's gift supports Kansas health program
Hutchinson News, 7/6/2012 [Newsbank article]

Jim McLean, Mike Shields
Kansas health providers move forward with changes, with or without ACA
Lawrence Journal World, 7/9/2012

KHI News
Amerigroup CEO says states 'need' to go along with Medicaid expansion
Lawrence Journal World, 7/11/2012

Mike Sherry
Affordable Care Act will survive elections, regional HHS official predicts
Lawrence Journal World, 7/16/2012

Tim Carpenter
Report: Health reform to benefit 600,000 Kansans
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/25/2012

Suzanne Perez Tobias
Kansas ranks 16th in U.S. in well-being of children, but that's not necessarily good news
Wichita Eagle, 7/25/2012

Dave Ranney
Report: More than 565,000 Kansas adults have pre-existing conditions
Lawrence Journal World, 7/25/2012

Alex Parker
Making $11,000 a year, but excluded from Medicaid
Lawrence Journal World, 8/14/2012

Associated Press
CDC: Nearly 30 percent of adult Kansans are obese
Hays Daily News, 8/16/2012

Andy Marso
Agency t host KanCare meetings
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/20/2012

Eagle Staff
Sedgwick County seeing rise in whooping cough, West Nile virus cases
Wichita Eagle, 8/21/2012

Associated Press
Slightly fewer Kansas youths uninsured, study shows
Hutchinson News, 8/29/2012

Suzanne Perez Tobias
Census: More Kansans lack health insurance
Wichita Eagle, 8/29/2012

Steve Rose
Can Kansas get better results at lower cost?
Kansas City Star, 9/5/2012

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: State Insurance Commissioner Praeger urges establishment of 'essential health benefits'
Lawrence Journal World, 9/5/2012

KHI News Service
Hospital report: Political uncertainties hinder planning
Lawrence Journal World, 9/5/2012

Mike Shields
Blue Cross Kansas exec urges selection of Blue plan for ACA benchmark
Lawrence Journal World, 9/6/2012

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Officials urge commitment to reducing obesity
Lawrence Journal World, 9/6/2012

Associated Press
Kansas summit addresses obesity rate
Hutchinson News, 9/6/2012

Rachael Gray
Officials warn of whooping cough
Garden City Telegram, 9/6/2012

Karrey Britt
KU Hospital reports record patient volume, announces plans to open new rehab center
Lawrence Journal World, 9/11/2012

Mike Shields
KanCare Confidential
Lawrence Journal World, 9/11/2012

The Star's editorial| Questions loom over Kansas Medicaid plan
Kansas City Star, 9/17/2012

Karrey Britt
Report: Kansas obesity rate on track to reach 62 percent by 2030
Lawrence Journal World, 9/18/2012

Scott Rothschild
Business owners: Kansas lacks qualified workers
Lawrence Journal World, 9/30/2012

Andy Marso
Labor report: more jobs, lower wages
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/1/2012

KHI News Service
Kansas infant death rate inches down
Kansas Health Institute, 10/2/2012

Pat Sangimino
A rosy jobs future?
Hutchinson News, 10/4/2012

John Hanna
Health care fight exposes GOP fissures in states
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/7/2012

Scott Rothschild
'Obamacare' likely to be battle cry for conservatives
Lawrence Journal World, 10/8/2012

Phil Cauthon
KHIE defers details of transition to KDHE
Kansas Health Institute, 10/10/2012

Mike Shields
Brownback officials continue push for Jan. 1 KanCare launch
Kansas Health Institute, 10/10/2012

Rick Plumlee
Eighth person in Medicaid fraud investigation in southeast Kansas pleads guilty
Wichita Eagle, 10/10/2012

Andy Marso
Medicaid services to continue if KanCare delayed
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/10/2012

Kelsey Ryan
Kansas providers unsure of Medicaid replacement
Wichita Eagle, 10/11/2012

KHI News Service
Former Kansas Health Solutions exec pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud
Kansas Health Institute, 10/12/2012

John Milburn
Governor: No state-federal health care partnership
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/8/2012

Associated Press
Rally seeks Medicaid expansion in Kansas
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/9/2012

Associated Press
First confirmed flu case reported in Kansas
Hutchinson News, 11/7/2012

Scott Rothschild
Group says a number of Kansas Republicans support legislation authorizing the arrest of federal officials who implement Obamacare
Lawrence Journal World, 11/16/2012



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