HEALTH INSURANCE IN KANSAS 2017

CHENG-CHUNG HUANG | November 12, 2018

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In 2017, there were 243,305 uninsured Kansans. Of them, 74,098 would have been newly eligible for Medicaid coverage if the state had expanded its program. Another 33,237 were already eligible for Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) but were not enrolled. More than half (130,317) of uninsured Kansans in 2017 could have qualified for subsidies to purchase health insurance on the marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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