Health Reform

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.

Health Reform Brief: Affordable Care Act Will Increase Coverage, Demand for Mental Health Services

0 | Mar. 21, 2013 | Health Reform

This Kansas Health Institute health reform brief examines how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) may affect Kansans with mental illness as well as mental health providers.

Convening: Potential Costs of Medicaid Expansion in Kansas

0 | Feb. 19, 2013 | Health Reform, Medicaid-CHIP

A discussion of recent estimates on the cost of expanding Medicaid if Kansas were to do so under the Affordable Care Act. was hosted today by the Kansas Health Institute, the Kansas Policy Institute, and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.