Scott C. Brunner, M.A.
Senior Analyst & Strategy Team Leader
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Scott C. Brunner, M.A., Senior Analyst & Strategy Team Leader, directs the institute’s work on Medicaid, insurance coverage and access to health care. Before joining KHI, Brunner held several leadership positions during nearly 14 years as a Kansas government employee. Most recently he helped oversee the transition of the Kansas Health Policy Authority from a freestanding agency to a division within the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Prior to the merger, Brunner served as KHPA's chief financial officer. He directed the state's Medicaid program from 2004 to 2006, before and after primary responsibility for its management was transferred to KHPA from the Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services. Brunner holds a master’s degree in American Government and Public Policy from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
This new issue brief examines the effects of a health reform provision to expand Medicaid eligibility for low-income adults.
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.
This issue brief examines a proposal by Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration to change the structure and operations of the $2.8 billion Kansas Medicaid program.
In testimony to the House Committee on Health and Human Services, KHI discusses the proposed KanCare Accountability Act.
In testimony to the House Social Services Budget Committee, KHI discusses a proposal for Medicaid managed care.