Kansas Cancer Action Center


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Expand Medicaid in Kansas!

Far too many Kansans are living without health insurance because they live in a state that has refused to expand Medicaid. These folks are in the "Medicaid gap", living sicker and dying younger than those with health insurance.

Latest Updates

May 4, 2023

TOPEKA, Kan . – Last week, the Kansas State Legislature completed another session and left the critical issue of Medicaid expansion unresolved, despite bipartisan support from state voters to do so. State legislators are going on an 8-month break at the same time the state is restarting eligibility redeterminations for

October 10, 2022

TOPEKA, Kan . – A recent poll by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) shows strong support among Kansas registered voters for increasing and protecting access to affordable health coverage, including 72% in favor of expanding KanCare, the state’s Medicaid program, and 46% who strongly support it.

October 10, 2022

This article originally ran in Kansas Reflector . TOPEKA — A majority of Kansans across the political spectrum endorse expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in a statewide survey also indicating nine in 10 registered voters believe a candidate’s position on health care influenced votes at the polls. Kansas is

October 10, 2022

This article originally ran on WIBW . TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A recent poll has found that Kansas voters highly approve of Medicaid expansion. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network says on Monday, Oct. 10, it released a poll that shows strong support among registered

Kansas Events

March 6, 2024CST
Topeka, KS

Join us for our 2024 Cancer Action Day! The day will include a training session, issue overview, and meetings with your state lawmakers. We will provide you with lunch and all the materials you need to meet with your lawmakers. This is a great opportunity to meet advocates from across...

State Contacts

Christina Cowart
Senior Grassroots Manager, Kansas
Megan Word
Kansas Government Relations Director
Michael DuPré
Associated Director, Regional Media Advocacy

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