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Kansas Group Works to Set Up Consumer-Owned Insurance Co-Op

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The Affordable Care Act made loans available to help launch health insurance cooperatives in each state. A Wichita group is working on developing a Kansas co-op. (Photo illustration by Jeff Davis)

It can be hard for new companies wanting to try new things to gain a foothold in the health insurance market. But a group in Kansas is out to buck the odds with help from the federal government. As Jim McLean of the KHI News Service reports, the Kansas project is part of a nationwide effort to establish a consumer-owned insurance co-op in every state.


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