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The State Of Women's Healthcare In Kansas And Missouri


In recent years, women in Kansas and Missouri have found it harder to access complete health care. In this edition of Up to Date, we talk with two providers about the reasons healthcare access is more difficult. We also discuss the challenges health centers face in providing care, and the difficulties patients face in accessing care. 


  • Laura McQuade is the President and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri.
  • Bob Theis​ is the Chief Financial Officer for the Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center here in Kansas City.


Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.
Danie Alexander is the senior producer of Up To Date.