dental care http://kmuw.org en More Than 1 In 3 Counties Lack A KanCare Dentist http://kmuw.org/post/more-1-3-counties-lack-kancare-dentist <p>A <a href="http://www.kansasdental.com/uploads/37_KS_counties_lack_KanCare_dentists.pdf">new report from the Kansas Dental Project</a> finds that dental services are unavailable in more than one third of the counties in Kansas for people covered by KanCare.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">KanCare is the new, privatized Medicaid system in Kansas.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 11:03:06 +0000 Bryan Thompson 14133 at http://kmuw.org More Than 1 In 3 Counties Lack A KanCare Dentist Top Morning News 3.14.13 http://kmuw.org/post/top-morning-news-31413 <p><em>Bill that will change judicial selection process is on its way to the governor; Many Kansas counties lack a KanCare dental provider; Conference aims to strengthen marriages.</em></p><p></p><p><strong>Kan. Senate Debating Union Contribution Bill</strong></p><p>A bill keeping public employee unions in Kansas from deducting money from members' paychecks for political activities is advancing in the Legislature.</p><p>The Senate is scheduled to debate it Thursday, and it's expected to pass.</p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 10:20:39 +0000 Briana O’Higgins & Kate Clause 14134 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 3.14.13 Top Morning News 3.01.13 http://kmuw.org/post/top-morning-news-30113 <p><em>KS House advances change in judicial selection; Teacher's union objects to bill that limits bargaining; Thousands expected to turnout for Mission of Mercy.</em></p><p><strong>Kan. House Advances Change In Judicial Selection Process</strong></p><p>The Kansas House has given first-round approval to a bill that changes how appeals court judges are selected. The bill allows the governor to appoint the judges, who would then be confirmed by the state Senate.</p><p><a href="http://kmuw.org/post/kan-house-advances-change-judicial-selection-process">More...</a></p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 11:00:56 +0000 Briana O’Higgins & Kate Clause 13494 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 3.01.13 Mission Of Mercy Expects Turnout Of Thousands http://kmuw.org/post/mission-mercy-expects-turnout-thousands <p>More than 2,000 people&nbsp;are expected to take advantage of free dental work Friday and Saturday at the Kansas Coliseum Pavilions.<br><br>The Kansas Mission of Mercy has returned to Wichita for the first time since 2006. Back then, 1900 people took advantage of an estimated $1 million of free dental care including cleanings, fillings and extractions.</p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Milt Radford 13461 at http://kmuw.org Mission Of Mercy Expects Turnout Of Thousands