More doctors take Medicare in Missouri than in Kansas

Missouri ranked sixth in the nation in percent of doctors taking all Medicare patients while Kansas ranked 48th in a recent survey that underlines the importance of consumers making sure their doctors are covered before choosing a plan.
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Missouri ranked sixth in the nation in percent of doctors taking all Medicare patients while Kansas ranked 48th in a recent survey that underlines the importance of consumers making sure their doctors are covered before choosing a plan.

Kansas City Star health reporter Andy Marso was part of a Pulitzer Prize-finalist team at The Star and previously won state and regional awards at the Topeka Capital-Journal and Kansas Health Institute News Service. He has written two books, including one about his near-fatal bout with meningitis. He can be reached at 816-234-4055.

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