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 1, 2024

Statement from American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Kansas Government Relations Director, Megan Word TOPEKA, Kan. – “As lawmakers close the legislative session, they have once again failed to expand KanCare, a policy that is overwhelmingly popular. For the 150,000 low-income Kansas adults and families in the

March 11, 2024

Kansas Lawmakers, Last week volunteers from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) were in the Statehouse meeting with their lawmakers and reminding them that cancer is a public policy priority. In 2024, an estimated 16,640 Kansans will hear the words, “You have cancer”, another 5,660 will lose

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

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

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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