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Opinion: Kan. is on the precipice of change in the mental health arena

Earlier this year, Mental Health America placed Kansas 51st in the nation (including DC) in terms of overall mental health. While Kansas’s 51st ranking isn’t about Medicaid expansion, it’s about Medicaid expansion. Kansas is one of only 10 states in the nation that has not expanded Medicaid.

step 4: “Ask why” lte campaign

The Legislature refuses to have hearings on KanCare expansion, and some legislators won’t even talk about it. We want to ask them: “Why?” It’s time for Step 4 of our “Steps to Expansion” initiative: “Ask Why” LTE campaign.

rally for kancare expansion

Attending the Rally for KanCare expansion at the Kansas Statehouse on Wednesday, March 15, 2023? Here are the details and resources you might need.

The Rally will take place in the Kansas Statehouse, 2nd floor north wing. The Kansas Statehouse is located in Topeka at SW 8th St & SW Van Buren St. There are various parking options around the statehouse, including street metered parking, the Statehouse Visitor garage (limited spaces & time limits apply), and other parking garages.

Blog: Beginning the 2023 legislative session

Welcome to 2023! We find ourselves at the beginning of a new legislative session filled with fresh opportunities for positive policy change and an enormous need for citizen engagement in the legislative process. If you are reading this, there is a good chance that you support KanCare expansion as a way to provide increased access to affordable health care for tens of thousands of low-wage Kansans in need of coverage. We are delighted to have you alongside us in the movement for expansion!