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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas attorney general nominates Lawrence lawyer to be first KanCare inspector generalin 2011 and the inspector’s job moved to the Kansas Department of Health and En
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
in 2011 and the inspector’s job moved to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. In recent years, officials at KDHE left the position vacant. The 2017 Legislature decided to shift the inspector general’s office to the attorney general.... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas attorney general nominates Lawrence lawyer for KanCare inspector generalin 2011 and the inspector’s job moved to the Kansas Department of Health and En
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
in 2011 and the inspector’s job moved to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. In recent years, officials at KDHE left the position vacant. The 2017 Legislature decided to shift the inspector general’s office to the attorney general.... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Sam Brownback names Jeff Andersen new secretary for health and environmentagency,” Brownback said. “We are pleased he has chosen to join our team in this
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
agency,” Brownback said. “We are pleased he has chosen to join our team in this role.” Brownback previously named KDHE attorney Darian Dernovish to fill the position on an interim basis while officials searched for a permanent replacement... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback names new secretary for health and environmentagency,” Brownback said. “We are pleased he has chosen to join our team in this
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
agency,” Brownback said. “We are pleased he has chosen to join our team in this role.” Brownback previously named KDHE attorney Darian Dernovish to fill the position on an interim basis while officials searched for a permanent replacement... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Need for dental access persists in KansasGlendening in his testimony. Opponents to the bill included the Kansas Dental
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Glendening in his testimony. Opponents to the bill included the Kansas Dental Board and Kansas Dental Association. The KDHE was neutral. “If the Legislature pursues funding of the new dental school, which would become the first dental school... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Homeowners urged to test or radoninformation for certified contractors, technicians and laboratories to help mit
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
information for certified contractors, technicians and laboratories to help mitigate radon. Certification through the KDHE for radon professionals was required starting in July 2011. In Kansas, since July 1, 2009, residential real estate... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Colyer deserved loyalty from Brownbackproposal next week, he’ll deliver the State of the State, he hired a new policy
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 13 days ago
proposal next week, he’ll deliver the State of the State, he hired a new policy director, he just appointed an interim KDHE secretary and chief medical officer, and he recently asked interim commerce secretary Nick Jordan (who was planning to... Read more
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The Newton Kansan
County approves permit for new event venuewas vetted by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Deemed to not be
The Newton Kansan / Posted 14 days ago
was vetted by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Deemed to not be used enough to require involvement from the KDHE, and directed back to the county for guidance, it was determined the Balzers would require a 1,500 gallon septic tank to... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Gov. Sam Brownback appoints new secretary to agency overseeing Medicaiddown from the embattled agency that partially oversees the state’s Medicaid pro
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
down from the embattled agency that partially oversees the state’s Medicaid program. Darian Dernovish, an attorney for KDHE, will step into the role temporarily until a permanent replacement is found, Brownback’s spokesman Bob Murray... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Brownback appoints new secretary to agency overseeing Medicaiddown from the embattled agency that partially oversees the state’s Medicaid pro
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
down from the embattled agency that partially oversees the state’s Medicaid program. Darian Dernovish, an attorney for KDHE, will step into the role temporarily until a permanent replacement is found, Brownback’s spokesman Bob Murray... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Why are so many black babies dying in Kansas?infant deaths. This correlation exists across the country, as does the gross ra
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 15 days ago
infant deaths. This correlation exists across the country, as does the gross racial disparity in infant mortality. While KDHE spokesman Jerry Kratochvil says the agency isn’t sure what’s causing this disparity, it isn’t difficult to come up with... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Kansas Department of Health and Environment Concerned About Mortality Rate for African-American Babiesbabies was 15.2 per 1,000 live births - nearly three times higher than the mort
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 20 days ago
babies was 15.2 per 1,000 live births - nearly three times higher than the mortality rate for white or Hispanic infants. KDHE spokesman Jerry Kratochvil says the agency is unable to explain the disparity, but it is consistent with national... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Audit: Kansas Medicaid eligibility communications miss information, aren’t always clearto take on residents. Gatewood expressed frustration some problems weren’t yet
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
to take on residents. Gatewood expressed frustration some problems weren’t yet solved. “You know, we’ve been after KDHE since the implementation of KanCare, since before KEES, about making things clear to people,” Gatewood said. KDHE, or... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Influenza activity increasing in Kansasof the state. Outbreaks in long-term care facilities have been reported to the
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 30 days ago
of the state. Outbreaks in long-term care facilities have been reported to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE). Four outbreaks have been identified so far during the 2017-2018 season. While there has been an expected uptick in... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Students and staff drinking bottled water at Holton Elementary until source of lead and copper is foundHealth and Environment hasn’t recommended the school be closed or issued a boil
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
Health and Environment hasn’t recommended the school be closed or issued a boil order. However, in a letter dated Dec. 8, KDHE officials have recommended running the water in the sinks before classes begin to flush the pipes. “Our action plan is... Read more

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