Insurance Coverage

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.

Fact Sheet: Snapshot of Insurance Coverage in Kansas — 2012

0 | Nov. 09, 2012 | Health Insurance, Medicaid-CHIP

This fact sheet outlines major findings from recent U.S. Census Bureau data about the insurance status of Kansans.

Fact Sheet: KanCare Puts Medicaid in Private Companies' Hands

0 | Oct. 12, 2012 | Health Insurance, Medicaid-CHIP

KanCare is Gov. Sam Brownback’s plan to move virtually all of the 380,000 Kansas Medicaid enrollees into managed care plans with three private companies. This fact sheet provides information about the three companies known as managed care organizations, or MCOs.