Proposed Kansas budget fixes touch hospitals, Medicaid firms

April 23, 2015 10:57 PM

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Hospitals in Kansas would pay higher fees and the state would capture projected savings from three companies managing its Medicaid proposals under new budget-balancing proposals that Republican Gov. Sam Brownback outlined Thursday.

Budget Director Shawn Sullivan has said legislators must close a shortfall of about $400 million in the budget for the next fiscal year, and Brownback's latest proposals would trim spending by nearly $64 million between now and the end of June 2016. The governor made them public ahead of a meeting o...

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