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July 15, 2019 | POLICY & RESEARCH

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

Despite gains in 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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January 26, 2016 | POLICY & RESEARCH

Issue Brief: An Alternative Path to State-Specific Health Reform

For Kansas and other states that have been opposed to the content and philosophy of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), a section of the law provides an opportunity to opt out of some of its key requirements beginning in 2017. Section 1332 of the ACA allows states to apply for a waiver to implement alternative strategies to providing citizens with access to affordable health care.

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January 06, 2016 | POLICY & RESEARCH

Issue Brief: 2016 Kansas Legislative Preview

KHI has released an issue brief that previews health-related issues that may arise during the 2016 legislative session. Health policy bills were at the forefront of many legislative discussions last session. It is likely that key themes in these bills will return in 2016, especially since it is an election year for legislators. The brief also looks at new issues that may be considered and provides an overview of the state’s fiscal year 2016 budget, which will likely occupy much of the legislature’s time this session.

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July 07, 2014 | POLICY & RESEARCH

Annual Report Describes Insurance Coverage in Kansas

The Kansas Health Institute has released its Annual Insurance Update, providing an in-depth look at insurance coverage in the Sunflower State. The report examines public and private insurance coverage using data from the 2012 U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey (ACS).

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April 17, 2013 | POLICY & RESEARCH

Annual Insurance Update 2012

As efforts to reform the health care system — nationally and here in Kansas — continue, this Annual Insurance Update 2012 provides new information from the U.S. Census Bureau on insurance coverage in Kansas.

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