Health Insurance and the Uninsured in Kansas

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Feb 15, 2008


Robert F. St. Peter, M.D.,

Rachel J. Smit, M.P.A.,

Sarah Carkhuff Fizell


This report and chartpack provide information about insurance coverage in Kansas. About 89 percent of Kansans have health insurance. Although this is better than many states, more than 300,000 Kansans are uninsured. In this report, you will find an overview of trends in health insurance coverage, a profile of the uninsured, and other information about the uninsured in Kansas. This information is primarily based on an analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Current Population Update (CPS).

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The Kansas Health Institute supports effective policymaking through nonpartisan research, education and engagement. KHI believes evidence-based information, objective analysis and civil dialogue enable policy leaders to be champions for a healthier Kansas. Established in 1995 with a multiyear grant from the Kansas Health Foundation, KHI is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization based in Topeka.

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