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Feds: Kansas mental hospital at risk of losing Medicare cash


December 20, 2019

OSAWATOMIE, Kan. (AP) — One of Kansas' two state mental hospitals is again at risk of losing Medicare funds.

The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services found that patient care problems at Adair Acute Care — located inside Osawatomie State Hospital — "substantially limit the hospital's capacity to render adequate care and services," according to documents obtained by The Wichita Eagle and Kansas City Star.

CMS has told state officials it will terminate Medicare payments to the 60-bed Adair unit in March 2020 unless Kansas corrects the problems.

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