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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 Quinn Ried and Joey Hentzler Kansas families are stronger when they have health care coverage allowing them to visit the doctor and pay for lifesaving medicines. When families are stronger, fewer kids enter our state’s broken foster care system that too often confuses poverty for neglect. Kansas can support families and improve children’s health […]
By the Morning Sun | Oct. 6, 2020 PITTSBURG, Kan.—The Southeast Kansas Independent Living (SKIL) Resource Center and Kansas Poor People’s Campaign joined forces in Pittsburg over the weekend to march for the expansion of Medicaid in the state. SKIL President/CEO Shari Coatney, other SKIL employees, representatives of Kansas Poor People’s Campaign and others called […]
Stacy Burns is from Newton, KS. She has three adult children who live in Pittsburg, KS. Stacy is disabled and recently gained health insurance, but this wasn’t always the case for her. Stacy worked at a part-time job that did not provide insurance, and she couldn’t afford to pay for private insurance. Then she was […]
By Denise Cyzman All Kansans should have equitable access to high-quality health care. Toward that end, the Community Care Network of Kansas serves one of the largest primary care systems serving all Kansans, regardless of who they are, how much money they make, where they live, or if they have health insurance. This network of […]