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AARP calls the cops on disabled protesters, By Sara Luterman, May 15, 2016
ADAPT Demands the freedom of Disabled Americans and Heritage Foundation endorsement of DIA, From ADAPT, May 15, 2018
ADAPT Calls On Center for American Progress to Back Constitutional Rights, From ADAPT, May 15, 2018
ADAPT Demands HHS to End the Torture of Disabled People, From ADAPT, May 14, 2018
Annual Topeka JUMP meeting focuses on housing and transportation, By Brianna Childers, April 30, 2018
Airbnb Adds Detailed Accessibility Filters to Search Engine, By Maureen Gazda, April 13, 2018
Adherents of Medicaid expansion in Kansas apply extra heat to GOP lawmakers, By Tim Carpenter, April 04, 2018
ADAPT Pushes Legislative Answer to Contingent Shock Torture, From ADAPT, March 20, 2018
ADAPT Throws Block Party for FDA Director Gottlieb’s Neighbors, From ADAPT, March 18, 2018
ADAPT Goes to the White House to Ask President Trump to Ban Torture Devices on Disabled Children and Adults, From ADAPT, March 12, 2018
Advocates Push Kansas Bill To Suspend, Not Terminate, Medicaid During Incarceration, By Madeline Fox, December 28, 2017
Accessible Vacation Rental Startup Accomable Acquired by Airbnb, By Maureen Gazda, December 07, 2017
Adults Living with Down Syndrome Strive for Independence in 'The Grown-Ups', By POV Communications, August 03, 2017
A stronger Medicaid emerges from GOP health overhaul debate, By Ricardo Alonzo-Zaldivar, August 14, 2017
ADA Anniversary Reminds Us There’s Much Work Still To Do, By Carol Glazer, July 26, 2017
Advocacy Alert: Time to Celebrate a Victory and Thank Senator Moran!, July 18, 2017
Advocacy Alert: Another Postponment of BCRA Vote Creates Advocacy Opportunities!, July 17, 2017
Analysis: Mitch McConnell Plans To Hide Trumpcare’s Pain Until After Midterms, By Michael McAuliff, June 27, 2017
Advocacy Alert: Senate Postponment of BCRA Vote Creates Advocacy Opportunities!, June 28, 2017
Advocacy Alert Update: Senate Bill Makes Deeper Cuts to Medicaid!, June 23, 2017
Advocacy Alert: Senate AHCA Vote Imminent!, June 16, 2017
AARP: States Lag In Keeping Medicaid Enrollees Out Of Nursing Homes, By Phil Galewitz, June 14, 2017
After Outage, Ed Department Unveils New IDEA Site, By Michelle Diament, June 01, 2016
A Busy Week For Health: Budget Cuts, CBO Scores And Mitch McConnell’s Cryptic Signal, By Kaiser Health News, May 26, 2017
ADAPT Thanks Rep Jim Sensenbrenner for introducing Disability Integration Act (DIA), From ADAPT, May 17, 2017
ADAPT goes to FDA to take on Judge Rotenberg Center, By Matt Stafford, May 17, 2017
A Squeaker In The House Becomes Headache For The Senate: 5 Things To Watch, By Julie Rovner, May 04, 2017
America’s hidden horror: Sexual abuse in nursing homes and care facilities, By Mark Davis and Ian Cummings, April 23, 2017
As Some Holdout States Revisit Medicaid Expansion, New Data Show It Pays Off, By Shefali Luthra, April 12, 2017

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Brain-injury therapy provider stunned by KanCare insurance company’s 28 percent rate cut, By Tim Carpenter, May 19, 2018
Brownback Veto Sets Up Medicaid Expansion Battle With Legislature, By Meg Wingerter and Stephen Koranda, March 30, 2017
Brownback vetoes Medicaid expansion, saying it’s ‘bad for Kansas’, By Celia Llopis-Jepsen, March 30, 2017

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Colyer signs bill enhancing benefits of ABLE Act accounts for people with disabilities, By Peter Hancock, May 17, 2018
CMS warns non-expansion states to rethink Medicaid work rules, By Virgil Dickson, May 01, 2018
Colyer Insisting On Work-For-Coverage Requirement In Kansas Medicaid Rules, By Jim McLean, April 24, 2018
Care Suffers As More Nursing Homes Feed Money Into Corporate Webs, By Jordan Rau, December 31, 2017
Caregivers of disabled left in dark under Kansas’ private healthcare system, By Andy Marso, November 16, 2017
Congress at crossroads after another GOP health care failure, By Ricardo Alonzo-Zaldivar, September 27, 2017
Congress’ Cold Shoulder Sends Shivers Through Community Health Centers, By Rachel Bluth, September 27, 2017
Cassidy-Graham is like previous Affordable Care Act repeal bills. It will hurt Kansans., By Sandy Praeger, September 20, 2017
Congress Makes Progress in Destroying the Americans with Disabilities Act, By Robyn Powell, September 11, 2017
CBO: ObamaCare premiums could rise 20 percent if Trump ends payments, By Rachel Roubein, August 15, 2017
Counting On Medicaid To Avoid Life In A Nursing Home? That’s Now Up To Congress., By Susan Jaffe, July 31, 2017
Centrist lawmakers plot bipartisan health care stabilization bill, By Heather Caygle and Paul Demko, July 30, 2017
CMS Gives States Until 2022 To Meet Medicaid Standards Of Care, By Phil Galewitz, May 11, 2017

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Does KanCare work? The state's data is so bad, legislative auditors can't tell, By Andy Marso, May 09, 2018
Double Up Food Bucks part of local farmers markets, By Jessica Cole, April 10, 2018
Dozen Day Campout to Stop the Torture at JRC, From ADAPT, March 22, 2018
Day 2: ADAPT Continues Protests Against FDA Director Demanding an End to the Torture of Disabled People at JRC, From ADAPT, March 10, 2018
Ding Dong! The Obamacare Tax Penalty Is(n’t) Dead, By Emily Bazar, February 28, 2018
Dems seek reversal of nursing home regulatory rollback, By Nathaniel Weixel, February 20, 2018
Do Pharma’s Claims On Drug Prices Pass The Smell Test? We Found 5 Stinkers., By Jay Hancock, October 02, 2017
Democrats see ObamaCare leverage in spending fights, By Mike Lillis, August 13, 2017
Disability-Rights Activists Are the Real Heroes of the Health-Care Fight, By John Nichols, July 28 2017
Dump Medicaid changes in ACA repeal bill and consider them later, former CMS chiefs urge, By Harris Meyer, July 11, 2017
Deeper Medicaid cuts in Senate bill draw resistance from disabled, By Andy Marso, June 22, 2017
Disability Advocates Protest Senate Leader Over Cuts to Medicaid for Millions of Elderly and Disabled Americans, From ADAPT, June 22, 2017
Disability Advocates Fear Impact Of Medicaid Cuts In GOP Health Plan, By Elly Yu, June 06, 2017
Drug Coverage Denied By Medicare? How Seniors Can Fight Back, By Judith Graham, May 04, 2017
Death By 1,000 Cuts: How Republicans Can Still Alter Your Coverage, By Jay Hancock, April 10, 2017

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Expand KanCare Rally at the State Capitol, April 3rd from 2 to 3pm!
Erasing Stephen Hawking's disability erases an important part of who he was, By Jessica Roy, March 16, 2018
Evaluations Of Medicaid Experiments By States, CMS Are Weak, GAO Says, By Phil Galewitz, February 23, 2018
Effort For Long-Term Extension Of Kansas' Privatized Medicaid Might Run Short, By Jim McLean, January 22, 2018
Experts Tell Congress How To Cut Drug Prices, By Sarah Jane Tribble, December 12, 2017
Even Without Congress, Trump Can Still Cut Medicaid Enrollment, By Phil Galewitz, July 28, 2017
Ear To The Door: 5 Things Being Weighed In Secret Health Bill Also Weigh It Down, By Julie Rovner, June 16, 2017

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Feds Release New Stats On Restraint And Seclusion In Schools, By Michelle Diament, April 24, 2018
Finding My Patient Advocate, By Tim Gilmer, April 19, 2018
5 ways policymakers could lower drug prices, By Alex Kacik, April 21, 2018
Florida Moves to Shut Down For-Profit Residence After Finding Horrific Abuse and Neglect, By Heather Vogell, April 19, 2018
Federal Watchdog: Students With Disabilities More Frequently Disciplined, By Shaun Heasley, April 09, 2018
Federal Program That Moves People Out Of Institutions In Jeopardy, By Courtney Perkes, February 19, 2018
597 days. And still waiting., By Terrence McCoy, November 20, 2017
Five questions on healthcare following Price's resignation, By Rachel Roubein and Jessie Hellman, September 29, 2017
Florida nursing home where eight deaths occurred had repeat safety violations, By Max Blau, September 13, 2017
For Vulnerable Older Adults, a Harrowing Sense of Being Trapped, By Julie Turkewitz and Jennifer Medina, September 01, 2017
5 Outside-The-Box Ideas For Fixing The Individual Insurance Market, By Julie Rovner, August 30, 2017
Fact Meter: Kansas budget director’s chart offers misleading view of KanCare waiting list, By Tim Carpenter, August 28, 2017
Foster parents of children with disabilities face unique challenges under KanCare, lawmakers told, By Peter Hancock, August 23, 2017
Five tough decisions for the GOP on healthcare, By Rachel Roubein and Nathaniel Weixel, August 06, 2017
Feds To Waive Penalties For Some Who Signed Up Late For Medicare, By Susan Jaffe, June 06, 2017
Federal Officials OK ‘Corrective Plan’ As Kansas Pursues KanCare Extension, By Meg Wingerter, May 24, 2017
For Families With Special Needs, Vouchers Bring Choices, Not Guarantees, By Anya Kamenetz, May 17, 2017
Feds Urged To Improve Transition Services, By Shaun Heasley, May 09, 2017
5 Trump health care promises that won't become reality, By Dan Diamond, May 01, 2017

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GOP Tax Compromise Would Repeal Obamacare’s Individual Mandate, By Zachary Tracer and Natasha Rausch, December 14, 2017
"Grassroots Advocacy from Kansas Soil" Hall Center for the Humanities Disability Studies Seminar by TILRC ED Ami Hyten, November 30, 2017, 3-4:30PM, 900 Sunnyside Ave, KU, Lawrence, KS 66045
GOP badly needs Jerry Moran on health care. Will he be there?, By Lindsay Wise, July 12, 2017
GOP Medicaid Cuts Hit Rural America Hardest, Report Finds; By Phil Galewitz, June 07, 2017
GOP rushing to vote on healthcare without analysis of changes, By Peter Sullivan and Cristina Marcos, May 03, 2017
Gov. Brownback signs ‘Joey’s Law,’ drug overdose bills; By Tim Carpenter, March 06, 2017
GOP Has No Choice But To Keep Pushing Health Care Rock Up The Hill, By Julie Rovner, April 06, 2017

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How gamers with disabilities shaped the Microsoft Adaptive Controller, By Keith Stuart, May 20, 2018
How a small company above a N.J. pizza parlor put Kansas nursing home residents at risk, By Kelsey Ryan and Andy Marso, April 16, 2018
How Trump’s HHS nominee’s drug company ‘gamed’ a patent, By Sarah Karlin-Smith, January 08, 2018
How will the tax bill impact health care? 5 experts weigh in, From Making Sen$e, December 14, 2017
Hospitals fear new GOP block-grant bill would slash Medicaid funding, By Harris Meyer, September 13, 2017
Hundreds of disability rights activists vow indefinite sit-in if GOP proceeds to ACA repeal, By Mic Network, July 25, 2017
Health Bill Could Reduce Medicaid Services For Children With Disabilities In Kansas Schools, By Celia Llopis-Jepsen, July 05, 2017
High percentage of students with learning disabilities drop out of high school, report finds, By Mará Rose Williams, June 16, 2017
House approves Obamacare repeal bill, By Kyle Cheney, John Bresnahan and Rachael Bade, May 04, 2017
Hundreds Rally Against Closure Of Topeka Hospital At Center Of Medicaid Expansion Debate, By Jim McLean, April 18, 2017

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Inside the Organization Saving Disabled People During Hurricane Harvey, By David M. Perry, August 28, 2017
Industry clout remains a tough roadblock to negotiating lower Medicare prescription costs, By Stuart Silverstein, October 20, 2016

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Judge Accepts Medicare’s Plan To Remedy Misunderstanding On Therapy Coverage, By Susan Jaffe, February 03. 2017

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KanCare Compromise Gives Legislature Final Say On Medicaid Work Requirement, By Jim McLean, May 03, 2018
Kansas Lawmakers Move To Box Out Colyer On New Medicaid Restrictions, By Jim McLean, April 26, 2018
Kansas Regulators Say Quick Action Needed To Protect Residents Of Failing Nursing Homes, By Jim McLean, April 05, 2018
Kansas Moving To Shift Financially Troubled Nursing Homes To New Management, By Jim McLean, March 28, 2018
KDADS mistakenly releases medical, confidential information on 11,000 Kansans, By Tim Carpenter, March 01, 2018
KanCare changes leave seniors struggling to get, keep Medicaid coverage, By Andy Marso, February 22, 2018
Kansas tells Medicaid contractor: Shape up, or face millions in fines, By Jonathan Shorman, February 16, 2018
Kansas GOP, Democrats urge Sam Brownback to postpone Medicaid remodeling, By Tim Carpenter, January 10, 2018
KanCare Concerns A Challenge For Officials Seeking To Renew Privatized Medicaid Plan, By Jim McLean, November 20, 2017
Kansas Medicaid Officials Unveil KanCare Renewal Plan To Mixed Reviews, By Jim McLean, October 27, 2017
Kansas Launches Final Phase Of Troubled Enrollment System, By Stephen Koranda, September 27, 2017
Kansas nursing home inspectors didn’t follow up on half of problems found, report says, By Andy Marso and Hunter Woodall, September 11, 2017
KDADS secretary Tim Keck pitches privatization of troubled Osawatomie hospital, By Allison Kite, August 30, 2017
Kansas Senator Moran Votes To Trigger Debate On ACA Repeal Bill, By Jim McLean, July 25, 2017
Kansans With Disabilities Fearful Of Obamacare Replacement Bill, By Jim McLean, June 27, 2017
KC disability community fears Medicaid changes in GOP health bill, By Andy Marso, May 31, 2017
Kansas Crisis Centers Say New Law Creates Mental Health Funding Need, By Meg Wingerter, May 25, 2017
KU Hospital And For-Profit Chain To Acquire Troubled Topeka Hospital, By Jim McLean, May 04, 2017
Kansas Lawmakers Unlikely To Vote Again On Medicaid Expansion, Says GOP Leader, By Jim McLean, May 01, 2017
KanCare Expansion forum shares potential Barton County impact, By Veronica Coons, April 24, 2017
KanCare Expansion Advocates Gearing Up For Another Override Attempt, By Jim McLean and Meg Wingerter, April 07, 2017
Kansas House fails to override Brownback veto of Medicaid, By Celia Llopis-Jepsen, April 03, 2017

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Lessons Learned from My Flap Surgery Journey, By Tim Gilmer, May 14, 2018
Lack Of Insurance Exposes Blind Spots In Vision Care, By Michelle Andrews, May 15, 2018
Legislature’s Medicaid panel tussles again on Gov. Colyer’s reform plan, By Tim Carpenter, April 23, 2018
Lifting Therapy Caps Proves A Load Off Medicare Patients’ Shoulders, By Susan Jaffe, March 14, 2018
Lawsuit: Kansas Medicaid Should Pay For Pricey Hep C Treatment, By Dan Margolies, February 15, 2018
Low Income Energy Assistance Program Helps Heat Homes, From the Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF), January 12, 2016
Leaning into the Ogo, By Bob Vogel, January 02, 2018
Legislative Panel Backs KanCare Renewal Plan, But Opponents Hope To Block Implementation, By Jim McLean, December 01, 2017
Last-Ditch Effort By Republicans To Replace ACA: What You Need To Know, By Julie Rovner, September 19, 2017
Lawmakers vent frustration over lack of progress recertifying Osawatomie State Hospital, By Peter Hancock, August 03, 2017
Long Waits And Long Odds For Those Who Need Social Security Disability, By Alex Smith, June 13, 2017
Lawmakers Approve Funding For Kansas Medicaid, Mental Health Centers; By Meg Wingerter, June 07, 2017
Lawmakers revisiting requiring those on Medicaid to work, By Ricardo ALlonso-Zaldivar, April 21, 2017

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Medicaid Won’t Look the Same Next Year, By Misty Williams, April 25, 2018
Mike Oxford: KanCare legislation must be heard, By Mike Oxford, March 19, 2018
Medicaid Pause Button Locked Up By KanCare Expansion Debate, By Madeline Fox, March 13, 2018
Money Follows the Person program at risk, By Joe Caldwell, PhD, January 08, 2018
Medicaid Has A Bull’s-Eye On Its Back, Which Means No One Is Entirely Safe, By Phil Galewitz, September 25, 2017
Moderates would have to swallow deep Medicaid cuts for GOP health-care push to succeed, By Paige Winfield Cunningham, September 19, 2017
McConnell on last ditch ObamaCare repeal: Find the votes, By Peter Sullivan, September 12, 2017Moran, a previous wild card, not taking sides yet in new health care push, By Johnathan Shorman, September 18, 2017
Moran, Roberts Vote For ‘Skinny Repeal’ As McCain Casts Deciding Vote Against It, By Jim McLean, July 28, 2017
Moran Studying Changes To Senate Health Bill, Opponents Urging Him To Stand Firm, By Jim McLean, July 13, 2017
Moran Tells Kansas Crowd He’s Open To Supporting Revised GOP Health Bill, By Jim McLean, July 07, 2017
Moran Has First Town Hall Meeting Since Announcing Opposition To Health Bill, By Jim McLean, July 06, 2017
Moran weighs in on health care bill at rowdy town hall in Lenexa, By Bryan Lowry, June 12, 2017
Medicare plans to replace Social Security numbers on cards, By Ricardo ALlonso-Zaldivar, May 30, 2017
MTPO to Unveil Futures 2040 Plan Recommendations, From the Metropolitan Topeka Planning Organization, April 2017
Medicaid expansion advocates push for more support in Legislature, By John Hanna and Allison Kite, April 22, 2017

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Nature’s Sublime Wonderlands: Grand Teton & Yellowstone National Parks, By Ian Ruder, May 01, 2018
New Medicare Cards: 5 Things You Need to Know Before They Arrive, By the My Medicare Matters Team, March 30, 2018
National ADAPT activists go to FDA to demand immedicate action to ban the torture devices, From ADAPT, March 20, 2018
National Call In Day for Community Living: #FundMFP - March 7th!, Center for Public Representation, March 07, 2018
New leadership and oversight for KanCare as program approaches critical period, By Andy Marso, January 12, 2018
NPR Investigation Finds Hidden Epidemic Of Sexual Assault, By Joseph Shapiro, January 08, 2018
Need for dental access persists in Kansas, By Mary Clarkin, December 11, 2017
Nursing home where 9 died in scorching heat was just shut down by the state, By Monique O. Madan, September 20, 2017
Nursing Home Disaster Plans Often Faulted As ‘Paper Tigers’, By Jordan Rau, September 19, 2017
New Uber-like ride-hailing service helps riders with disabilities in KC, By Robert A. Cronkleton, April 25, 2017

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Over-sedation a crisis at nursing homes. Kansas legislation won't help, groups say, By Kelsy Ryan Andy Marso, March 20, 2018
Obamacare 2018 enrollment opens Wed. with little federal mention, lower rates for some, By Jayne O'Donnell, October 31, 2017
Obamacare Premiums Mixed For Kansas Consumers, While Missouri Rates Climb
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Often Missing In The Health Care Debate: Women’s Voices, By Anna Gorman and Jenny Gold, August 17, 2017
Osawatomie State Hospital Back On Track For Recertification, Officials Say, By Jim McLean, August 16, 2017
One More Try? Why Obamacare Repeal Is on the Horizon Again, By Rob Garver, August 14, 2017
ObamaCare repeal: Now what?, By Rachel Roubien and Jessie Hellman, July 28, 2017
Olathe Native And Former Medicare-Medicaid Official: GOP Health Bill Poses Threats To Families, By Dan Margolies, June 02, 2017
Obamacare repeal bill is the zombie GOP can’t kill — or bring back to life, By Jennifer Haberkorn and Kyle Cheney, April 14, 2017

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Project Heat Relief, From the City of Topeka, May 07, 2018
Problems With Rental Car Hand Controls, By Michael Collins, April 02, 2018
Poll: Americans Aghast Over Drug Costs But Aren’t Holding Their Breath For A Fix, By Rachel Bluth, March 23, 2018
Pain and Fear Teach Nothing: An ADAPTer Reflects on the Judge Rotenberg Center, From ADAPT, March 15, 2018
Pest control businesses report increase in bedbugs at commercial buildings, By Morgan Chilson, February 27, 2018
Passage of H.R. 620 Sparks Outrage in Disability Community, By Seth McBride, February 16th, 2018
Planned Parenthood Foe To Head Kansas Health Agency; Lawmaker Named Top Medical Officer, By Jim McLean, January 03, 2018
Pence’s health care power play, By Adam Cancryn, November 13, 2017
Prairie Village mom of son with disabilities lobbies Moran to vote against Graham-Cassidy, By Jay Senter, September 26, 2017
Postcard From The Hill: Senators Shelve Histrionics In Search Of Obamacare Fix, By Rachel Bluth, September 12, 2017
Public Input Period – KanCare Renewal, From the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS), May 2017
Poll Shows Most Kansans Support Medicaid Expansion, But Is It Too Late For This Session?, By Meg Wingerter, May 08, 2017
Political Theater: How A Bill That Nearly All Opposed Managed To Pass The House, By Phil Galewitz, May 05, 2017

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Red states find there’s no free pass on Medicaid changes from Trump, By Nathaniel Weixel, May 22, 2018
Riding Wave of Additional Endorsements, ADAPT Urges Congress to Pass Disability Integration Act, From ADAPT, May 16, 2018
Race Is On To Renew Program That Moves People Out Of Institutions, By Michelle Diament, March 20, 2018
Republican Opposition To KanCare 2.0 Echoing Democratic Gripes on Privatized Medicaid, By Jim McLean, January 16, 2018
Republicans’ tax bill could trigger a $25 billion cut to Medicare, By Tara Golshan, November 14, 2017
Republicans leave town with no clear path on Obamacare, By Jennifer Haberkorn and Paul Demko, August 03, 2017
Report: ACA Repeal Would Send Native American Uninsured Rate Soaring, By Jim McLean, July 12, 2017
Republicans Return From Recess Under Health Care Time Crunch, By Joe Williams, July, 05,2017
Raise the Wage Act of 2017 Will Eliminate Subminimum Wages for People with Disabilities, By , May 26, 2017
Restricted Access to Tables, By Michael Collins, April 01, 2017

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States face big costs, coverage losses from Medicaid work requirements, By Harris Meyer, May 23, 2018
Shortage of home health workers forcing young Minnesotans with disabilities into institutions, By Chris Serres, May 05, 2018
#StopTheShock at the Judge Rotenberg Center, From the Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN), April 11, 2018
Sen. Tammy Duckworth Saves the Americans With Disabilities Act—For Now, By Robyn Powell, April 03, 2018
Seven diagnosed with measles in Johnson, Miami counties. Aldi, YMCA among risk sites, By Andy Marso, March 16, 2018
Some States Roll Back ‘Retroactive Medicaid,’ A Buffer For The Poor — And For Hospitals, By Michelle Andrews, November 14, 2017
Senate won't vote on ObamaCare repeal bill, By Alexander Bolton, September 26, 2017
Senate’s latest healthcare reform attempt of concern to KASB, By Nick Gosnell, September 19, 2017
Sanders to unveil 'Medicare for all' bill on Wednesday, By Peter Sullivan, September 09, 2017
Serious Nursing Home Abuse Often Not Reported To Police, Federal Investigators Find, By Ina Jaffe, August 28, 2017
Senate panel to begin bipartisan hearings on stabilizing health insurance market, By Michael Collins, August 22, 2017
Senate rejects Obamacare repeal, By John Bresnahan, Burgess Everett, Jennifer Haberkorn and Seung Min Kim, July 28, 2017
Senate Health Care Vote: What to Expect, By Thomas Kaplan, July 25, 2017
Special Educators Head to Capitol Hill With 'Sense of Urgency', By Christina Samuels, July 11, 2017
Survey Says: Medicaid Recipients Really Like Their Coverage And Care, By Alison Kodjak, July 10, 2017
Senate GOP brings Obamacare repeal bill out of the shadows, By Adam Cancryn , Burgess Everett and Jennifer Haberkorn, June 22, 2017
Salvation Army giving away fans Monday, By Phil Anderson, June 14, 2017
Senate Panel Approves Bill Revamping Medicare for Chronically Ill Patients, By Jon Reid, May 18, 2017
Self-Advocates Arrested At White House, By Michelle Diament, May 16, 2017
Seniors Ride the Metro Free Troughout the Month of May!, Topeka Metro, May 2017
Sources: KU Health System and Ardent will take over St. Francis, By Morgan Chilson, May 04, 2017
Severe Shortage Of Home Health Workers Robs Thousands Of Proper Care, By Judith Graham, April 26, 2017
Stormont approached by St. Francis to take over assets, By Morgan Chilson, April 18, 2017

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Trump officials abruptly pull back from decision on Medicaid lifetime limits, By Peter Sullivan, May 01, 2018
Topeka Housing Authority: HUD rent increases potentially ‘devastating’, By Morgan Chilson, April 28, 2018
Texas Disability Groups Want A Voice At The Table In Gun Debate, By Ashley Lopez, April 23, 2018
TILRC George Wolf Youth Internship Program - Now accepting applications through May 25th!
Topeka Metro Invites the Public to Envision the Future of Bus Service, From the Topeka Metro, March 27, 2018
Time is Running Out for the Money Follows the Person Program, From the National Council on Aging (NCOA) & TILRC, March 19, 2018
The Power of ADAPT: Resolute in the Most Difficult Circumstances, From ADAPT, March 13, 2018
The Price They Pay, By Katie Thomas, The New York Times, and Charles Ornstein, ProPublica March 05, 2018
Trump’s Historic Medicaid Shift Goes Beyond Work Requirements, By Michael Ollove, February 16, 2018
Trump Administration Relaxes Financial Penalties Against Nursing Homes, By Jordan Rau, December 31, 2017
Three flu outbreaks in Sedgwick County, increasing flu activity in most of Kansas, By Kaitlyn Alanis, December 18, 2017
Trump Administration Plan to Add Medicaid Work Requirement Stirs Fears, By Phil Galewitz, November 15, 2017
Trump healthcare order could face strong legal objections, By Brendan Pierson, Nate Raymond, October 11, 2017
The resistance is making one last all-out push to kill the GOP health bill, By Jeff Stein, September 25, 2017
The 4 steps for Republicans to repeal Obamacare in the next 2 weeks
, By Dylan Scott, September 18, 2017
This nonprofit equips people with disabilities with the tools needed for a hurricane like Irma, By Rebecca Ruiz, September 09, 2017
The Jerry Lewis Telethon Could Have Had a Happy Ending, By Mike Ervin, August 23, 2017
Tobii, Microsoft Collaborate to Add Eye-Tracking to Windows 10, By Seth McBride, August 11, 2017
The planned destruction of Medicaid, By Jonathan P. Baird, August 04, 2017
The Business of Managing Your PCAs, By Alex Ghenis, August 01, 2017
The GOP’s Latest Health-Care Gambit, By Ed Kilgore, August 01, 2017
TILRC's 27th Americans with Disabilities Act Celebration, July 28th!
These are all the people the Senate health care bill will hurt, By Dylan Matthews, June 22,2017
Trump Budget Proposal Slashes Disability Services, By Seth McBride, May 31st, 2017
Trump's New Budget Plan Guts Medicaid. Here's What You Need to Know, By Alicia Adamczyk, May 23, 2017
Topeka ADA Advisory Council Launches Survey to Gauge Communities Perception of Accessibility Services, From the City of Topeka’s ADA Advisory Council, May 22, 2017
Trump to propose big cuts to safety net in new budget, slashing Medicaid and opening door to other limits, By Damian Paletta, May 21, 2017
The Bug Problem in Nursing Homes, By Lucette Lagnado, May 15, 2017
Topeka Metro explores workforce route south of the city, By Luke Ranker, May 15, 2017
Topeka Metro Announces April and May Free Ride Promotions, By Topeka Metro, April 2017

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U.S. tax revamp still incomplete as Republicans eye social program cuts, By Amanda Becker, December 08, 2017
U.S. Access Board Issues Standards for Medical Diagnostic Equipment, From the U.S. Access Board, January 09, 2017

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VA's Caregiver Program Still Dropping Veterans With Disabilities, By Quil Lawrence, May 21, 2018

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When Is Insurance Not Really Insurance? When You Need Pricey Dental Care., By David Tuller, May 21, 2018
What’s New in Accessible Vehicles for 2018, By Michael Collins, April 2nd, 2018
What You Need to Know About Bernie Sanders’ ‘Medicare for All’ Plan, By Yuval Rosenberg and Michael Rainey, September 13, 2017
Week ahead: Congress returns to take up bipartisan health care effort, By Jessie Hellman, September 05, 2017
Why Medicaid matters to you, By Sharona Hoffman, August 09, 2017
What’s Next for Health Care in Congress: Medicaid, CHIP, and Bipartisan Reform, By Jane Sheehan, August 04, 2017
What's next in the Senate repeal saga? Good question, By Paul Demko, July 25, 017
Who Knew Senate Health Bill Debate Could Be So Complicated?, By Julie Rovner, July 25, 2017
With Kansas Senator's Opposition, GOP Healthcare Bill Stopped, By Jim McLean, July 17, 2017
What's actually in the GOP health care bill, By Brianna Ehley, May 04, 2017
What Changed in the Health Repeal Plan to Win Over the Freedom Caucus, By Margot Sanger-Katz, April 26, 2017
White House plans Obamacare showdown next week, By Adam Cancryn, April 20, 2017

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Abuse and Neglect
ADAPT Demands HHS to End the Torture of Disabled People, From ADAPT, May 14, 2018
Florida Moves to Shut Down For-Profit Residence After Finding Horrific Abuse and Neglect, By Heather Vogell, April 19, 2018
Dozen Day Campout to Stop the Torture at JRC, From ADAPT, March 22, 2018
National ADAPT activists go to FDA to demand immedicate action to ban the torture devices, From ADAPT, March 20, 2018
Over-sedation a crisis at nursing homes. Kansas legislation won't help, groups say, By Kelsy Ryan Andy Marso, March 20, 2018
ADAPT Pushes Legislative Answer to Contingent Shock Torture, From ADAPT, March 20, 2018
ADAPT Throws Block Party for FDA Director Gottlieb’s Neighbors, From ADAPT, March 18, 2018
Pain and Fear Teach Nothing: An ADAPTer Reflects on the Judge Rotenberg Center, From ADAPT, March 15, 2018
The Power of ADAPT: Resolute in the Most Difficult Circumstances, From ADAPT, March 13, 2018
ADAPT Goes to the White House to Ask President Trump to Ban Torture Devices on Disabled Children and Adults, From ADAPT, March 12, 2018
Day 2: ADAPT Continues Protests Against FDA Director Demanding an End to the Torture of Disabled People at JRC, From ADAPT, March 10, 2018
NPR Investigation Finds Hidden Epidemic Of Sexual Assault, By Joseph Shapiro, January 08, 2018
Serious Nursing Home Abuse Often Not Reported To Police, Federal Investigators Find, By Ina Jaffe, August 28, 2017
Trump Administration Relaxes Financial Penalties Against Nursing Homes, By Jordan Rau, December 31, 2017

Benefits
States face big costs, coverage losses from Medicaid work requirements, By Harris Meyer, May 23, 2018
Red states find there’s no free pass on Medicaid changes from Trump, By Nathaniel Weixel, May 22, 2018
VA's Caregiver Program Still Dropping Veterans With Disabilities, By Quil Lawrence, May 21, 2018
Trump officials abruptly pull back from decision on Medicaid lifetime limits, By Peter Sullivan, May 01, 2018
CMS warns non-expansion states to rethink Medicaid work rules, By Virgil Dickson, May 01, 2018
Republicans’ tax bill could trigger a $25 billion cut to Medicare, By Tara Golshan, November 14, 2017


Civil Rights
Federal Watchdog: Students With Disabilities More Frequently Disciplined, By Shaun Heasley, April 09, 2018
Problems With Rental Car Hand Controls, By Michael Collins, April 02, 2018

Education

Employment

Federal Issues
VA's Caregiver Program Still Dropping Veterans With Disabilities, By Quil Lawrence, May 21, 2018
Riding Wave of Additional Endorsements, ADAPT Urges Congress to Pass Disability Integration Act, From ADAPT, May 16, 2018
AARP calls the cops on disabled protesters, By Sara Luterman, May 15, 2016
ADAPT Demands the freedom of Disabled Americans and Heritage Foundation endorsement of DIA, From ADAPT, May 15, 2018
ADAPT Calls On Center for American Progress to Back Constitutional Rights, From ADAPT, May 15, 2018
ADAPT Demands HHS to End the Torture of Disabled People, From ADAPT, May 14, 2018
Topeka Housing Authority: HUD rent increases potentially ‘devastating’, By Morgan Chilson, April 28, 2018
Medicaid Won’t Look the Same Next Year, By Misty Williams, April 25, 2018
Feds Release New Stats On Restraint And Seclusion In Schools, By Michelle Diament, April 24, 2018
#StopTheShock at the Judge Rotenberg Center, From the Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN), April 11, 2018
Federal Watchdog: Students With Disabilities More Frequently Disciplined, By Shaun Heasley, April 09, 2018
Sen. Tammy Duckworth Saves the Americans With Disabilities Act—For Now, By Robyn Powell, April 03, 2018
New Medicare Cards: 5 Things You Need to Know Before They Arrive, By the My Medicare Matters Team, March 30, 2018
Dozen Day Campout to Stop the Torture at JRC, From ADAPT, March 22, 2018
National ADAPT activists go to FDA to demand immedicate action to ban the torture devices, From ADAPT, March 20, 2018
Race Is On To Renew Program That Moves People Out Of Institutions, By Michelle Diament, March 20, 2018
ADAPT Pushes Legislative Answer to Contingent Shock Torture, From ADAPT, March 20, 2018
Time is Running Out for the Money Follows the Person Program, From the National Council on Aging (NCOA) & TILRC, March 19, 2018
ADAPT Throws Block Party for FDA Director Gottlieb’s Neighbors, From ADAPT, March 18, 2018
Pain and Fear Teach Nothing: An ADAPTer Reflects on the Judge Rotenberg Center, From ADAPT, March 15, 2018
Lifting Therapy Caps Proves A Load Off Medicare Patients’ Shoulders, By Susan Jaffe, March 14, 2018
The Power of ADAPT: Resolute in the Most Difficult Circumstances, From ADAPT, March 13, 2018
ADAPT Goes to the White House to Ask President Trump to Ban Torture Devices on Disabled Children and Adults, From ADAPT, March 12, 2018
Day 2: ADAPT Continues Protests Against FDA Director Demanding an End to the Torture of Disabled People at JRC, From ADAPT, March 10, 2018
National Call In Day for Community Living: #FundMFP - March 7th!, Center for Public Representation, March 07, 2018
The Price They Pay, By Katie Thomas, The New York Times, and Charles Ornstein, ProPublica March 05, 2018
Federal Program That Moves People Out Of Institutions In Jeopardy, By Courtney Perkes, February 19, 2018
Passage of H.R. 620 Sparks Outrage in Disability Community, By Seth McBride, February 16th, 2018
Trump Administration Relaxes Financial Penalties Against Nursing Homes, By Jordan Rau, December 31, 2017
Experts Tell Congress How To Cut Drug Prices, By Sarah Jane Tribble, December 12, 2017
597 days. And still waiting., By Terrence McCoy, November 20, 2017
Trump Administration Plan to Add Medicaid Work Requirement Stirs Fears, By Phil Galewitz, November 15, 2017

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Health/Long-term Services
Colyer signs bill enhancing benefits of ABLE Act accounts for people with disabilities, By Peter Hancock, May 17, 2018
Riding Wave of Additional Endorsements, ADAPT Urges Congress to Pass Disability Integration Act, From ADAPT, May 16, 2018
AARP calls the cops on disabled protesters, By Sara Luterman, May 15, 2016
ADAPT Demands the freedom of Disabled Americans and Heritage Foundation endorsement of DIA, From ADAPT, May 15, 2018
ADAPT Calls On Center for American Progress to Back Constitutional Rights, From ADAPT, May 15, 2018
Trump officials abruptly pull back from decision on Medicaid lifetime limits, By Peter Sullivan, May 01, 2018
CMS warns non-expansion states to rethink Medicaid work rules, By Virgil Dickson, May 01, 2018
5 ways policymakers could lower drug prices, By Alex Kacik, April 21, 2018
Finding My Patient Advocate, By Tim Gilmer, April 19, 2018
How a small company above a N.J. pizza parlor put Kansas nursing home residents at risk, By Kelsey Ryan and Andy Marso, April 16, 2018
Expand KanCare Rally at the State Capitol, April 3rd from 2 to 3pm!
Seven diagnosed with measles in Johnson, Miami counties. Aldi, YMCA among risk sites, By Andy Marso, March 16, 2018
Moral issue of KanCare expansion important to many Kansans, By David Sanford, March 08, 2018
Dems seek reversal of nursing home regulatory rollback, By Nathaniel Weixel, February 20, 2018
Trump’s Historic Medicaid Shift Goes Beyond Work Requirements, By Michael Ollove, February 16, 2018
Money Follows the Person program at risk, By Joe Caldwell, PhD, January 08, 2018
Need for dental access persists in Kansas, By Mary Clarkin, December 11, 2017
U.S. tax revamp still incomplete as Republicans eye social program cuts, By Amanda Becker, December 08, 2017
597 days. And still waiting., By Terrence McCoy, November 20, 2017
Caregivers of disabled left in dark under Kansas’ private healthcare system, By Andy Marso, November 16, 2017
Some States Roll Back ‘Retroactive Medicaid,’ A Buffer For The Poor — And For Hospitals, By Michelle Andrews, November 14, 2017

Health Insurance/Healthcare Reform
When Is Insurance Not Really Insurance? When You Need Pricey Dental Care., By David Tuller, May 21, 2018
KanCare Compromise Gives Legislature Final Say On Medicaid Work Requirement, By Jim McLean, May 03, 2018
Medicaid Won’t Look the Same Next Year, By Misty Williams, April 25, 2018
5 ways policymakers could lower drug prices, By Alex Kacik, April 21, 2018
Finding My Patient Advocate, By Tim Gilmer, April 19, 2018
Adherents of Medicaid expansion in Kansas apply extra heat to GOP lawmakers, By Tim Carpenter, April 04, 2018
Mike Oxford: KanCare legislation must be heard, By Mike Oxford, March 19, 2018
Medicaid Pause Button Locked Up By KanCare Expansion Debate, By Madeline Fox, March 13, 2018
Ding Dong! The Obamacare Tax Penalty Is(n’t) Dead, By Emily Bazar, February 28, 2018
How will the tax bill impact health care? 5 experts weigh in, From Making Sen$e, December 14, 2017
GOP Tax Compromise Would Repeal Obamacare’s Individual Mandate, By Zachary Tracer and Natasha Rausch, December 14, 2017

Housing
Annual Topeka JUMP meeting focuses on housing and transportation, By Brianna Childers, April 30, 2018

Institutions
How a small company above a N.J. pizza parlor put Kansas nursing home residents at risk, By Kelsey Ryan and Andy Marso, April 16, 2018
#StopTheShock at the Judge Rotenberg Center, From the Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN), April 11, 2018
Kansas Regulators Say Quick Action Needed To Protect Residents Of Failing Nursing Homes, By Jim McLean, April 05, 2018
Kansas Moving To Shift Financially Troubled Nursing Homes To New Management, By Jim McLean, March 28, 2018
Dozen Day Campout to Stop the Torture at JRC, From ADAPT, March 22, 2018
National ADAPT activists go to FDA to demand immedicate action to ban the torture devices, From ADAPT, March 20, 2018
Over-sedation a crisis at nursing homes. Kansas legislation won't help, groups say, By Kelsy Ryan Andy Marso, March 20, 2018
Race Is On To Renew Program That Moves People Out Of Institutions, By Michelle Diament, March 20, 2018
ADAPT Pushes Legislative Answer to Contingent Shock Torture, From ADAPT, March 20, 2018
Time is Running Out for the Money Follows the Person Program, From the National Council on Aging (NCOA) & TILRC, March 19, 2018
ADAPT Throws Block Party for FDA Director Gottlieb’s Neighbors, From ADAPT, March 18, 2018
Pain and Fear Teach Nothing: An ADAPTer Reflects on the Judge Rotenberg Center, From ADAPT, March 15, 2018
National Call In Day for Community Living: #FundMFP - March 7th!, Center for Public Representation, March 07, 2018
Dems seek reversal of nursing home regulatory rollback, By Nathaniel Weixel, February 20, 2018
Federal Program That Moves People Out Of Institutions In Jeopardy, By Courtney Perkes, February 19, 2018
Care Suffers As More Nursing Homes Feed Money Into Corporate Webs, By Jordan Rau, December 31, 2017
Trump Administration Relaxes Financial Penalties Against Nursing Homes, By Jordan Rau, December 31, 2017
Medicaid application delays are forcing Kansas nursing homes to turn people away, By Andy Marso, December 15, 2017

Internet

Kansas/Topeka Government
Brain-injury therapy provider stunned by KanCare insurance company’s 28 percent rate cut, By Tim Carpenter, May 19, 2018
Colyer signs bill enhancing benefits of ABLE Act accounts for people with disabilities, By Peter Hancock, May 17, 2018
Does KanCare work? The state's data is so bad, legislative auditors can't tell, By Andy Marso, May 09, 2018
KanCare Compromise Gives Legislature Final Say On Medicaid Work Requirement, By Jim McLean, May 03, 2018
Annual Topeka JUMP meeting focuses on housing and transportation, By Brianna Childers, April 30, 2018
Kansas Lawmakers Move To Box Out Colyer On New Medicaid Restrictions, By Jim McLean, April 26, 2018
Colyer Insisting On Work-For-Coverage Requirement In Kansas Medicaid Rules, By Jim McLean, April 24, 2018
Legislature’s Medicaid panel tussles again on Gov. Colyer’s reform plan, By Tim Carpenter, April 23, 2018
How a small company above a N.J. pizza parlor put Kansas nursing home residents at risk, By Kelsey Ryan and Andy Marso, April 16, 2018
Double Up Food Bucks part of local farmers markets, By Jessica Cole, April 10, 2018
Kansas Regulators Say Quick Action Needed To Protect Residents Of Failing Nursing Homes, By Jim McLean, April 05, 2018
Adherents of Medicaid expansion in Kansas apply extra heat to GOP lawmakers, By Tim Carpenter, April 04, 2018
Kansas Moving To Shift Financially Troubled Nursing Homes To New Management, By Jim McLean, March 28, 2018
Topeka Metro Invites the Public to Envision the Future of Bus Service, From the Topeka Metro, March 27, 2018
Expand KanCare Rally at the State Capitol, April 3rd from 2 to 3pm!
Over-sedation a crisis at nursing homes. Kansas legislation won't help, groups say, By Kelsy Ryan Andy Marso, March 20, 2018
Mike Oxford: KanCare legislation must be heard, By Mike Oxford, March 19, 2018
Seven diagnosed with measles in Johnson, Miami counties. Aldi, YMCA among risk sites, By Andy Marso, March 16, 2018
Medicaid Pause Button Locked Up By KanCare Expansion Debate, By Madeline Fox, March 13, 2018
Moral issue of KanCare expansion important to many Kansans, By David Sanford, March 08, 2018
KDADS mistakenly releases medical, confidential information on 11,000 Kansans, By Tim Carpenter, March 01, 2018
KanCare changes leave seniors struggling to get, keep Medicaid coverage, By Andy Marso, February 22, 2018
Kansas tells Medicaid contractor: Shape up, or face millions in fines, By Jonathan Shorman, February 16, 2018
Lawsuit: Kansas Medicaid Should Pay For Pricey Hep C Treatment, By Dan Margolies, February 15, 2018
Effort For Long-Term Extension Of Kansas' Privatized Medicaid Might Run Short, By Jim McLean, January 22, 2018
Republican Opposition To KanCare 2.0 Echoing Democratic Gripes on Privatized Medicaid, By Jim McLean, January 16, 2018
New leadership and oversight for KanCare as program approaches critical period, By Andy Marso, January 12, 2018
Low Income Energy Assistance Program Helps Heat Homes, From the Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF), January 12, 2016
Kansas GOP, Democrats urge Sam Brownback to postpone Medicaid remodeling, By Tim Carpenter, January 10, 2018
Planned Parenthood Foe To Head Kansas Health Agency; Lawmaker Named Top Medical Officer, By Jim McLean, January 03, 2018
Advocates Push Kansas Bill To Suspend, Not Terminate, Medicaid During Incarceration, By Madeline Fox, December 28, 2017
Medicaid application delays are forcing Kansas nursing homes to turn people away, By Andy Marso, December 15, 2017
Legislative Panel Backs KanCare Renewal Plan, But Opponents Hope To Block Implementation, By Jim McLean, December 01, 2017
KanCare Concerns A Challenge For Officials Seeking To Renew Privatized Medicaid Plan, By Jim McLean, November 20, 2017
Caregivers of disabled left in dark under Kansas’ private healthcare system, By Andy Marso, November 16, 2017

Medicaid
States face big costs, coverage losses from Medicaid work requirements, By Harris Meyer, May 23, 2018
Red states find there’s no free pass on Medicaid changes from Trump, By Nathaniel Weixel, May 22, 2018
When Is Insurance Not Really Insurance? When You Need Pricey Dental Care., By David Tuller, May 21, 2018
Brain-injury therapy provider stunned by KanCare insurance company’s 28 percent rate cut, By Tim Carpenter, May 19, 2018
Does KanCare work? The state's data is so bad, legislative auditors can't tell, By Andy Marso, May 09, 2018
Shortage of home health workers forcing young Minnesotans with disabilities into institutions, By Chris Serres, May 05, 2018
KanCare Compromise Gives Legislature Final Say On Medicaid Work Requirement, By Jim McLean, May 03, 2018
Trump officials abruptly pull back from decision on Medicaid lifetime limits, By Peter Sullivan, May 01, 2018
CMS warns non-expansion states to rethink Medicaid work rules, By Virgil Dickson, May 01, 2018
Kansas Lawmakers Move To Box Out Colyer On New Medicaid Restrictions, By Jim McLean, April 26, 2018
Medicaid Won’t Look the Same Next Year, By Misty Williams, April 25, 2018
Colyer Insisting On Work-For-Coverage Requirement In Kansas Medicaid Rules, By Jim McLean, April 24, 2018
Legislature’s Medicaid panel tussles again on Gov. Colyer’s reform plan, By Tim Carpenter, April 23, 2018
Adherents of Medicaid expansion in Kansas apply extra heat to GOP lawmakers, By Tim Carpenter, April 04, 2018
Expand KanCare Rally at the State Capitol, April 3rd from 2 to 3pm!
Race Is On To Renew Program That Moves People Out Of Institutions, By Michelle Diament, March 20, 2018
Mike Oxford: KanCare legislation must be heard, By Mike Oxford, March 19, 2018
Time is Running Out for the Money Follows the Person Program, From the National Council on Aging (NCOA) & TILRC, March 19, 2018
Medicaid Pause Button Locked Up By KanCare Expansion Debate, By Madeline Fox, March 13, 2018
Moral issue of KanCare expansion important to many Kansans, By David Sanford, March 08, 2018
National Call In Day for Community Living: #FundMFP - March 7th!, Center for Public Representation, March 07, 2018
KDADS mistakenly releases medical, confidential information on 11,000 Kansans, By Tim Carpenter, March 01, 2018
Evaluations Of Medicaid Experiments By States, CMS Are Weak, GAO Says, By Phil Galewitz, February 23, 2018
KanCare changes leave seniors struggling to get, keep Medicaid coverage, By Andy Marso, February 22, 2018
Kansas tells Medicaid contractor: Shape up, or face millions in fines, By Jonathan Shorman, February 16, 2018
Federal Program That Moves People Out Of Institutions In Jeopardy, By Courtney Perkes, February 19, 2018
Trump’s Historic Medicaid Shift Goes Beyond Work Requirements, By Michael Ollove, February 16, 2018
Lawsuit: Kansas Medicaid Should Pay For Pricey Hep C Treatment, By Dan Margolies, February 15, 2018
Effort For Long-Term Extension Of Kansas' Privatized Medicaid Might Run Short, By Jim McLean, January 22, 2018
Republican Opposition To KanCare 2.0 Echoing Democratic Gripes on Privatized Medicaid, By Jim McLean, January 16, 2018
New leadership and oversight for KanCare as program approaches critical period, By Andy Marso, January 12, 2018
Kansas GOP, Democrats urge Sam Brownback to postpone Medicaid remodeling, By Tim Carpenter, January 10, 2018
Money Follows the Person program at risk, By Joe Caldwell, PhD, January 08, 2018
Planned Parenthood Foe To Head Kansas Health Agency; Lawmaker Named Top Medical Officer, By Jim McLean, January 03, 2018
How Trump’s HHS nominee’s drug company ‘gamed’ a patent, By Sarah Karlin-Smith, January 08, 2018
Advocates Push Kansas Bill To Suspend, Not Terminate, Medicaid During Incarceration, By Madeline Fox, December 28, 2017
Medicaid application delays are forcing Kansas nursing homes to turn people away, By Andy Marso, December 15, 2017
How will the tax bill impact health care? 5 experts weigh in, From Making Sen$e, December 14, 2017
U.S. tax revamp still incomplete as Republicans eye social program cuts, By Amanda Becker, December 08, 2017
Legislative Panel Backs KanCare Renewal Plan, But Opponents Hope To Block Implementation, By Jim McLean, December 01, 2017
KanCare Concerns A Challenge For Officials Seeking To Renew Privatized Medicaid Plan, By Jim McLean, November 20, 2017
Caregivers of disabled left in dark under Kansas’ private healthcare system, By Andy Marso, November 16, 2017
Trump Administration Plan to Add Medicaid Work Requirement Stirs Fears, By Phil Galewitz, November 15, 2017
Some States Roll Back ‘Retroactive Medicaid,’ A Buffer For The Poor — And For Hospitals, By Michelle Andrews, November 14, 2017

Medicare
When Is Insurance Not Really Insurance? When You Need Pricey Dental Care., By David Tuller, May 21, 2018
Finding My Patient Advocate, By Tim Gilmer, April 19, 2018
New Medicare Cards: 5 Things You Need to Know Before They Arrive, By the My Medicare Matters Team, March 30, 2018
Lifting Therapy Caps Proves A Load Off Medicare Patients’ Shoulders, By Susan Jaffe, March 14, 2018
The Price They Pay, By Katie Thomas, The New York Times, and Charles Ornstein, ProPublica March 05, 2018
How will the tax bill impact health care? 5 experts weigh in, From Making Sen$e, December 14, 2017
U.S. tax revamp still incomplete as Republicans eye social program cuts, By Amanda Becker, December 08, 2017
Republicans’ tax bill could trigger a $25 billion cut to Medicare, By Tara Golshan, November 14, 2017

Mental Health Issues
Medicaid Pause Button Locked Up By KanCare Expansion Debate, By Madeline Fox, March 13, 2018

Prescription Drugs
5 ways policymakers could lower drug prices, By Alex Kacik, April 21, 2018
Poll: Americans Aghast Over Drug Costs But Aren’t Holding Their Breath For A Fix, By Rachel Bluth, March 23, 2018
The Price They Pay, By Katie Thomas, The New York Times, and Charles Ornstein, ProPublica March 05, 2018
How Trump’s HHS nominee’s drug company ‘gamed’ a patent, By Sarah Karlin-Smith, January 08, 2018
Experts Tell Congress How To Cut Drug Prices, By Sarah Jane Tribble, December 12, 2017

Recreation/Travel/Entertaiment
What’s New in Accessible Vehicles for 2018, By Michael Collins, April 2nd, 2018
Leaning into the Ogo, By Bob Vogel, January 02, 2018

State/Local Issues
Trump officials abruptly pull back from decision on Medicaid lifetime limits, By Peter Sullivan, May 01, 2018
CMS warns non-expansion states to rethink Medicaid work rules, By Virgil Dickson, May 01, 2018
Topeka Housing Authority: HUD rent increases potentially ‘devastating’, By Morgan Chilson, April 28, 2018
TILRC George Wolf Youth Internship Program - Now accepting applications through May 25th!
Kansas Moving To Shift Financially Troubled Nursing Homes To New Management, By Jim McLean, March 28, 2018
Topeka Metro Invites the Public to Envision the Future of Bus Service, From the Topeka Metro, March 27, 2018
Three flu outbreaks in Sedgwick County, increasing flu activity in most of Kansas, By Kaitlyn Alanis, December 18, 2017

Technology
How gamers with disabilities shaped the Microsoft Adaptive Controller, By Keith Stuart, May 20, 2018

Transportation
Annual Topeka JUMP meeting focuses on housing and transportation, By Brianna Childers, April 30, 2018
Problems With Rental Car Hand Controls, By Michael Collins, April 02, 2018
Topeka Metro Invites the Public to Envision the Future of Bus Service, From the Topeka Metro, March 27, 2018

Veterans


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