Health Reform

Issue Brief: Insurance Exchange Will Provide Many Kansas Consumers With New Options

1 | Jan. 08, 2013 | Health Insurance, Health Reform

In 2014, the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate will require nearly all U.S. citizens to have health insurance. The health reform law also requires each state to have an online marketplace known as a health insurance exchange where people can obtain insurance. This new issue brief — the eighth in a series focusing on health reform — examines which Kansans would be most likely to use a health insurance exchange.

Issue Brief: ACA Medicaid Expansion: Enrollment and Cost Estimates for Kansas Policymakers

0 | Dec. 04, 2012 | Health Insurance, Health Reform, Medicaid-CHIP

This new issue brief examines the effects of a health reform provision to expand Medicaid eligibility for low-income adults.

Webinar: "Health Reform in Kansas — What Happens Now?"

1 | Dec. 03, 2012 | Health Insurance, Health Reform

The continued implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the launch of KanCare ensure that the upcoming legislative session and beyond will be busy and eventful.

Presentation: Health Reform in Kansas

0 | Oct. 25, 2012 | Health Reform, Presentations

The Kansas Health Institute delivered this presentation to the Murphy Society at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. The presentation includes an overview of Affordable Care Act provisions that already are in effect and those that are yet to be implemented.

How Health Reform Could Affect Kansans Living in Poverty

0 | Jul. 31, 2012 | Health Reform, Medicaid-CHIP

This presentation was delivered during the annual Kansas Conference on Poverty, July 25-27 in Wichita. The conference — themed “Helping Overcome Poverty’s Existence” — included national and local experts in health and social policy and drew participants from around the country.