On these five brief videos, Kansas City Medical Society member physicians discuss how expanding Medicaid will keep people healthier, support our local economies and bring taxpayer dollars back from Washington. Please share these videos and encourage Missouri residents to vote YES on Amendment 2 on August 4.
On August 4, Missouri voters have the opportunity to pass Amendment 2, which will expand Medicaid coverage per the Affordable Care Act to over 200,000 low-income Missourians. The Kansas City Medical Society and the Kansas City Medical Society Foundation endorse Amendment 2.
The Kansas City Medical Society reminds everyone: Don't delay your health care. It's safe to see the doctor. Putting off seeking care could lead to your condition getting worse.
Whether you are working on the frontlines caring for COVID-19 patients, or your practice has suffered a substantial loss of patients and income, or you are otherwise affected, the pandemic has brought much added stress for physicians.
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation is changing rapidly. For the latest updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), check these local and national websites regularly.
Please join us in congratulating Karole Bradford who has been appointed chief executive officer of the Kansas City Medical Society Foundation effective May 1, 2020. Bradford joined the KCMS Foundation in December 2018 as chief program officer. She brings nearly 20 years of nonprofit leadership experience.
The COVID-19 pandemic is placing financial stress on physician practices through the shutdown of non-essential services. Many face substantial loss of revenue. Emergency assistance is becoming available to physician practices and other providers through several federal and local Kansas City programs.
The coronavirus pandemic is a serious threat like none we have experienced in our lifetimes. Whether or not you are involved in the direct treatment of COVID-19 patients, we all have a role to play. Together, we can and will manage through this crisis.
The last flu pandemic to affect the United States to this magnitude was the 1918 influenza. Kansas City was less effective than other cities, particularly St. Louis, in implementing broad and swift social distancing measures. The lessons of 1918 are very relevant today. Learn more in these links.
The Kansas City Medical Society is sponsoring or co-sponsoring three resolutions for presentation to the Missouri State Medical Association House of Delegates April 3-5.