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Today, more than 150,000 Kansans currently fall into a health coverage gap. These are hard working men and women here in Kansas who are stuck with few options for affordable health coverage.
Expanding KanCare is a fiscally responsible Kansas-based solution that will cover them and bring hundreds of millions of your federal tax dollars back home to Kansas – helping create jobs, protect rural hospitals and improve the health of Kansans.
A growing alliance of business leaders, health care providers and faith communities recognize how much our state stands to benefit from KanCare expansion. But so far, our Legislative leaders have refused to seriously consider expansion.
Learn more about how expansion will benefit our residents, our health care providers and our economy.
By Spencer Culver | Aug. 14, 2020 Why do we vote? For me, voting represents an opportunity to influence the community in which I live. Put another way—a vote is an affirmation of a citizen’s aspirations for themselves and folks who live near them, regardless of party. It’s also a chance to say “I’d like […]
By the Editorial Advisory Board | Aug. 11, 2020 Voters in Missouri have decided to expand their Medicaid program. That makes our neighbor to the east the 38th state to offer coverage to a wider swath of low-income people, following on the heels of Oklahoma. Kansas must follow suit. Roughly 150,000 of our fellow residents […]
“Every constituent, citizen, human, has value and potential and will put more in to their community than they take out if they are loved and healthy. Let’s start with love and make quality healthcare something for everyone.” Kelsi Depew is from Arlington, KS. She is married with three young children. Kelsi an her husband both […]
By Alec Gartner | Aug. 7, 2020 TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Another state is moving forward with Medicaid expansion and advocates say it’s past time to do the same in Kansas. Missouri is the latest state to vote to expand Medicaid. Now Kansas sits as one of 12 states that have not expanded. At the […]