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  • After running through simulated scenarios, students will debrief to go over the process and what could be improved upon.
    Noah Taborda
    KCUR 89.3
    As much as 80% of Missouri and about 50% of Kansas lacks a primary care doctor, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, leading to hours-long drives for patients. Medical school students just starting their careers may hold the key to serving those communities.
  • Gay Glenn visits her mother and brother in a nursing home in Topeka.
    Arin Yoon
    For the New York Times
    The United States has a patchwork system of long-term medical care that usually leaves elderly people and their families footing most of the bill. Medicaid can cover much of the cost, but in Kansas and Missouri, seniors and people with disabilities have to earn below the poverty level and have less than $2,000 in assets before they can qualify for Medicaid.