Tuesday, March 06, 2018
SHOCK!!! KANSAS CITY BUDGET CUTS PUBLIC HEALTHCARE FUNDING!!!
Photo credit to hottie Denise for helping us to illustrate & educate locals on the topic of the upcoming Kansas City budget squeeze . . .
KCUR: Some Healthcare Providers May Lose Under Kansas City's Proposed Budget
Deets on cuts across the board:
Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center is facing the biggest cut. The city has proposed cutting their funding by just over half a million dollars for the 2018-19 fiscal year.
The proposed reallocation of money from the city’s health levy would also reduce funding for Kansas City Health Clinic, Northland Health Care and Swope Parkway Health, which faces the second biggest cut of nearly $30,000.
Truman Medical Center has steadily retained 82.5 percent of the budget for the past few years. Swope Ridge Geriatric would see an increase of $80,000.
Developing . . .