HealthWave http://kmuw.org en Kansas Rewarded For Enrolling Kids In Health Coverage http://kmuw.org/post/kansas-rewarded-enrolling-kids-health-coverage <p>Kansas is being rewarded by the federal government for improving access to children's health coverage, and enrolling kids in low-cost insurance from the federal and state government.</p><p>The reward comes in the form of a $12 million performance bonus from CMS - the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The bonus is meant to help offset the added state costs associated with the Children’s Health Insurance Program, known in Kansas as HealthWave.</p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 12:12:04 +0000 Bryan Thompson 10206 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 12.21.12 http://kmuw.org/post/top-morning-news-122112 <p><em>Wichita officials apologize for lack of street maintenance during city's first snow; Snow and ice are hazards for postal workers; Kansas rewarded for children's health insurance program.</em></p><p><strong>Wichita City Officials Apologize For First Snow Fail</strong></p><p>Wichita officials have apologized for failing to keep streets from icing up just before morning rush hour Thursday. The icy conditions caused dozens of accidents and slowed commutes.</p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 11:26:38 +0000 Briana O’Higgins 10207 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 12.21.12 KanCare Enrollment Packets To Be Mailed http://kmuw.org/post/kancare-enrollment-packets-be-mailed <p></p><p></p><p><font size="2"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Kansans whose health insurance is provided through the Medicaid and HealthWave programs will begin receiving a very important mailing in the next few days.</span></font></p> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 11:17:50 +0000 Bryan Thompson 8210 at http://kmuw.org Fewer Children In Kansas Are Uninsured http://kmuw.org/post/fewer-children-kansas-are-uninsured <p>The past couple of years Kansas has done a good job of providing health insurance for children.</p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 11:50:45 +0000 Bryan Thompson 7520 at http://kmuw.org