Understanding Health Insurance in Kansas

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Jul 09, 2007


Sheldon Weisgrau


About 89 percent of Kansans have health insurance. That’s better than most states. Even so, nearly 300,000 Kansans lack coverage. Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau and other sources, this brief examines the insurance status of Kansans and the reasons some lack coverage.

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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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