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6:12 am
Fri December 21, 2012

Kansas Rewarded For Enrolling Kids In Health Coverage

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.

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.

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News
5:26 am
Fri December 21, 2012

Top Morning News 12.21.12

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.

Wichita City Officials Apologize For First Snow Fail

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.

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Health
5:17 am
Thu November 8, 2012

KanCare Enrollment Packets To Be Mailed

Kansans whose health insurance is provided through the Medicaid and HealthWave programs will begin receiving a very important mailing in the next few days.

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Health
6:50 am
Wed October 24, 2012

Fewer Children In Kansas Are Uninsured

The past couple of years Kansas has done a good job of providing health insurance for children.