Even states opposed to expanding Medicaid under Obamacare are beginning to reconsider. That’s true for Kansas, where the Republican-dominated Legislature is borrowing elements from plans crafted by conservative governors in other states. Dan Margolies, with Heartland Health Monitor, spoke to Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell (BUR-well) about the agency’s willingness to approve such plans.
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