| Dec. 18, 2014 |
With the 2014 elections behind us and newly-elected officials about to be sworn in, the Kansas Health Institute (KHI) released a report chronicling the early days of health reform implementation in Kansas and how the decisions of the state’s key players at the time shaped the response to the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
| Dec. 17, 2014 |
The latest numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau show an estimated 348,097 (12.3 percent) Kansans didn’t have health insurance in 2013, which is not a significant change from 2012 (12.6 percent). Kansas had lower uninsured rates across all age groups compared to national rates for 2013. The Kansas Health Institute has developed a fact sheet that details this information.
| Nov. 15, 2014 |
The second open enrollment period for the health insurance marketplace in Kansas opened today. Last year, slightly more than 57,000 Kansans signed up for health insurance coverage through healthcare.gov, created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Kansas Health Institute (KHI) has produced an issue brief describing changes in the marketplace, and several online maps showing the plans and premiums offered in the seven premium rating areas across the state.
| Nov. 15, 2014 |
The Kansas Health Institute (KHI) has produced several maps showing the plans and premiums offered in the seven premium rating areas across the state.
| Nov. 11, 2014 |
Grant extension will allow KHI to maintain Center for Sharing Public Health Services, a national initiative that supports cross-jurisdictional sharing in public health.
| Oct. 21, 2014 |
As the second open enrollment period approaches for the health insurance marketplaces created through the Affordable Care Act, the Kansas Health Institute has developed a fact sheet providing a look back at enrollment results from the first year.