The Affordable Care Act included a provision that would have expanded Medicaid to millions of uninsured Americans beginning last year. But three years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that it was up to each state to determine if it wanted to loosen Medicaid eligibility. Missouri and Kansas are among the states that have not ...Continue Reading
Lost Minds: KC’s Mental Health Crisis exposes the mental health crisis that grips Kansas City as seen through the eyes of the KCMO police and the health care professionals, namely the community mental health liaisons, who work alongside them. An encore presentation airs on Thursday at 7pm on KCPT.
An impending decision to change the nation’s organ transplant system could be a killer move for KC. Average wait time for a liver at KU hospital is less than six months. At UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles the average wait time is 2.5 years. A key vote next month by the United Network for Organ ...Continue Reading