Health insurance changes in Kansas may include more Medicaid

Flag of Kansas health insurance news

The Commissioner is hoping to broaden the program, though there will be many challenges ahead. Sandy Praeger, the Commissioner in Kansas, announced this week that she believes that the state should broaden its health insurance availability by taking part in the federal expansion of the eligibility for Medicaid. Praeger said that by failing to expand Medicaid eligibility, the residents of the state will suffer. The Commissioner announced that she feels that residents requiring medical care will be hurt by failing to expand their access to Medicaid health insurance coverage. She…

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Health insurance debates cause some states to battle within themselves

Health insurance care reform confusion debate

Traditionally Republican states experiencing fissures regarding the health care reform. The debates regarding the health insurance exchanges are making their way into the state capitals, and Republican controlled areas are finding cracks in their lines as new political movements begin to expand within them. States are now making their choices regarding many central elements of the health care reform. Primary among them is the decision as to whether or not they will be running their own health insurance marketplaces online, or whether they will be handing this responsibility over to…

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