Medicaid Expansion Approved By Kansas House, Moves To State Senate

March 21, 2019
The Kansas House of Representatives on Thursday (March 21) approved a modified version of Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly’s plan to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Expansion has bipartisan support in the Kansas legislature and is being promoted aggressively by grassroots activists, but the plan faces procedural hurdles in the Kansas Senate. The house approved the expansion legislation 69-54 in the second of two required votes despite strong opposition from the chamber’s Republican leaders. One-third of the chamber’s 84...

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