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Medicaid expansion

A Billion Dollars and Counting; What Kansas Lost by Not Expanding Medicaid

When converted into $100 bills, here's what one billion dollars looks like on wooden pallets. (Photo from Wikipedia)

Kansas lawmakers have already forfeited a billion dollars in federal healthcare funding by not expanding Medicaid coverage. Guest Commentator Duane Goossen tells us that refusing to expand the program will continue to cost the state money and leave more than 100,000 Kansans without health insurance.

Kansas Lawmakers Push Back After Their Removal from Committee

The KHI News Service is an independent news agency, largely focused on health policy issues and state government news, based in Topeka.

Two Kansas lawmakers who were recently kicked-off a health committee by Speaker of the House Ray Merrick are pushing back. They say they were removed from the committee because of their support for Medicaid expansion, but they say, their removal won't stop the debate over expanding the health insurance program for the poor.

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