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November 13, 2019 | POLICY & RESEARCH

Insurance Coverage by Kansas Congressional District (November 2019)

In 2018, there were 250,355 uninsured Kansans representing 8.8 percent of the population. The uninsured rate varied from a high of 10.2 percent in the 4th Congressional District to a low of 7.7 percent in the 2nd District. Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau, this fact sheet details health insurance coverage for Kansans in 2018 by congressional district as well as by age group.

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September 12, 2019 | POLICY & RESEARCH

State Cost Containment Strategies, Testimony (September 2019)

Robert F. St. Peter, M.D., KHI President & CEO, and Linda J. Sheppard, J.D., Senior Analyst & Strategy Team Leader, provided an overview of health insurance coverage, insurance market characteristics, health care costs and state policy approaches to contain health care costs to the Special Committee on Financial Institutions & Insurance on September 12, 2019.

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July 15, 2019 | POLICY & RESEARCH

Who Are the Remaining Uninsured Adult Kansans? (July 2019)

Despite gains in health insurance coverage since 2009 for nonelderly Kansas adults age 19-64, many remain uninsured. Based on the latest estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, 201,275 (11.9 percent) nonelderly Kansas adults were uninsured in 2017. This issue brief builds on information presented in the 2019 Annual Insurance Update to describe in detail those nonelderly Kansas adults who remain uninsured, including their employment, educational attainment and citizenship status.

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June 12, 2019 | POLICY & RESEARCH

Enrollment in Kansas Health Insurance Marketplace Declines (June 2019)

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released final summary enrollment data on March 25, 2019, for the sixth open enrollment period of the health insurance marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This issue brief examines the results for the 2019 plan year, during which 89,993 Kansans — and 11.4 million consumers nationwide — selected or were automatically re-enrolled in a marketplace plan.

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January 22, 2019 | POLICY & RESEARCH

Annual Insurance Update 2019 (January 2019)

In 2017, there were 243,305 Kansans who were uninsured, including 40,815 children age 0-18. In the Kansas Health Institute (KHI) Annual Insurance Update 2019, a comprehensive review of health insurance coverage in the state is presented using the most recent data available.

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December 03, 2018 | POLICY & RESEARCH

Insurance Coverage by Kansas Congressional District (December 2018)

The 2nd congressional district in eastern Kansas had the lowest uninsured rate (7.9 percent) and the 4th district in south-central Kansas, which includes the city of Wichita, had the highest (9.5 percent). Learn more in our new fact sheet which details health insurance coverage for Kansans in 2017 by congressional district as well as by age group.

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