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New Podcast Episode Tackles Federal Budget

Podcast (Mar. 22, 2024) – Have you been listening to the Kansas Hospital Association's podcast Plains Spoken? If not, we encourage you to do so. We tackle timely issues with a variety of guests including hospital and industry representatives, legislators and health care experts.

The latest Plains Spoken episode dives into the federal budget process. The discussion includes thoughts on whether a government shutdown is looming and the effects of a delayed budget on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Audrey Dunkel and Landon Fulmer also break down the difference between Congressional budget planning and the budget priorities proposed by President Joe Biden. Lastly, they cover the state of recent hot-button challenges including site-neutral payments and the 340B Drug Program.
--Shelby Stacy