Health Reform

KHI's St. Peter explains elements of ACA on NPR

0 | Dec. 04, 2013 | Health Reform

NPR recently interviewed KHI President and CEO Robert St. Peter for stories airing this week on the Affordable Care Act. As he explains, under the new federal health reform law, insurers can only set prices for an individual’s insurance based on three things: age and smoking, and where you live.

Monthly Consumer Costs In the Kansas Marketplace

0 | Nov. 12, 2013 | Health Reform, Health Insurance

As of October 1, 2013, there are many new options for Kansans to consider when purchasing health insurance. This report provides information detailing the cost of various health insurance plans available by premium rating areas across the state.

KHI's Goossen talks Medicaid expansion and the Kansas budget on ABC

0 | Nov. 02, 2013 | Budget, Health Reform, Medicaid-CHIP

KHI’s Vice President for Fiscal Policy was recently a guest on ABC’s “This Week in Kansas” on Wichita's KAKE-TV, with host Tim Brown. Goossen discussed the current status of the state budget, the impact of the Affordable Care Act and the troubled launch of HealthCare.gov.

Issue Brief: Insurance Marketplace Now Open—Plan and Cost Options for Kansans

0 | Oct. 01, 2013 | Health Reform

After more than three years of preparation and debate, the health insurance marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act opened this week in Kansas for enrollment in coverage starting as early as Jan. 1. While the initial rollout is likely to experience technical challenges and limited online functionality, the plans available and the prices for coverage in the marketplace are described in this brief.

Discussing Obamacare on "Issues 2013 with Steve McIntosh"

0 | Sep. 24, 2013 | Health Reform

Dr. Robert St. Peter, CEO of the Kansas Health Institute, was invited to discuss the Affordable Care Act on "Issues 2013 with Steve McIntosh," a talk show on AM 1330 Wichita.