Supporters of expanding Medicaid delivered nearly 3,000 signatures to Governor Sam Brownback’s office yesterday (WED), asking him to support an expansion of the state’s Medicaid program. Anna Lambertson is with a coalition of organizations pushing for Medicaid expansion. She spoke during a rally at the Statehouse.
Speaking with reporters yesterday (WED), Governor Brownback said he’s still considering options and looking at what other states are doing.
Medicaid is a health care program for the aged, disabled and low-income. In Kansas, the income requirements for adults to qualify are very strict. Expanding the program would allow more Kansans to be covered.