Kansas Speaks survey shows wide support for Medicaid expansion

A statewide poll reveals that the majority of Kansans endorse Medicaid expansion.

The annual survey by the Docking Institute of Public Affairs at Fort Hays State University indicated that 71.8% of respondents strongly or somewhat agreed that expanding Medicaid would help rural Kansas hospital remain in business, and 64% strongly or somewhat agreed that the Kansans who might obtain health insurance from expanding Medicaid deserve this benefit from the state. More than sixty percent (63.5%) of respondents supported expanding Medicaid in Kansas.

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