KC Health Leaders React To Health Levy Passage

The Truman Medical Center Hospital Hill Campus | Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Kansas City voters passed a renewal of the city’s health levy by a wide margin during Tuesday’s special election. The measure will extend for nine years the current tax levy of 22 cents per $100 assessed valuation.

That portion of the levy generates about $15 million each year and provides funding for ambulance and emergency medical services, as well as hospital and public health purposes. It helps support Truman Medical Centers and nonprofit neighborhood health centers.

Read more in the Kansas City Business Journal


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