Kansas & Missouri | Summer | 2008 | Health Plan Analysis

The end of private fee-for-service Medicare plans by 2011 has health plans moving to re-shape their Medicare Advantage strategies, building networks where it makes sense to do so, or retreating from some areas.

Several Kansas cities are considering building "three-share" arrangements to support limited health plans for employees of small businesses, while the healthcare issue continues to be a major theme in Missouri's governor's race.

Mental health advocates are objecting to Kansas' proposed formulary for behavioral health drugs.

American Community has re-vamped its Coverage On Demand product and is selling in Missouri.