And at least 1 in 3 rural
"Until we know what will happen on the federal level, we think it's important to keep moving forward," she said.
After years of failed attempts to garner Statehouse support for expanding
"Just because there's uncertainty at the federal level doesn't take away from the fact that we have hundreds of thousands of Kansans that don't have health insurance," said
"It is clear following last week's elections that voters provided a mandate to take our country in a different direction and we expect to see major changes in Obamacare," the statement said, referring to a popular name for the Affordable Care Act. "We intend to work with the Legislature to create a
Block grants suggested
"The idea of block granting
Many health insurance regulators require insurance companies to submit 2018 plans by April or May, which would be only a few months into Trump's presidency.
And once people purchase 2017 plans, it would be legally difficult for Trump to cancel them before the one-year contracts run out. People began purchasing plans for 2017 on
Furthermore, Republican lawmakers will hold 51 seats in the
"There's a huge difference between voting symbolically to repeal coverage and voting to take coverage away from 20 million people," said Jordan, executive director of the
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