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October 10, 2022
Kansas

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

October 10, 2022
Kansas

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
Kansas

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.

April 11, 2022
Kansas

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly vetoed Senate Bill 199, which would have increased Kansans’ exposure to inadequate, high-risk health plans that can skirt patient protections required by federal law, such as coverage for pre-existing conditions. This veto is a repeat of the same legislation she vetoed in 2021 (SB 29).

March 29, 2022
Kansas

The Kansas Senate passed Senate Bill 199, which would expand access to inadequate health plans that can avoid patient protections required by federal law.

March 16, 2022
Kansas

Cancer patients, survivors and advocates from across the state gathered at the State Capitol on Wednesday to press lawmakers to address several critical issues affecting access to health care for tens of thousands of Kansans, particularly those in need of cancer screening and treatment. The meetings were part of Kansas Cancer Action Day, an annual event organized by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) to make fighting cancer a legislative prioritity.

February 24, 2022
Kansas

The Kansas legislature left Topeka without adequately addressing several critical issues affecting access to health care for tens of thousands of Kansans, particularly those in need of cancer screening and treatment.

May 20, 2021
Kansas

Topeka, Kan. – Today, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly vetoed Senate Bill 29, which would have exposed more Kansans to inadequate health plans that can avoid patient protections required by federal law. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, American Lung Association, and Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

February 1, 2021
Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan. – Today Governor Laura Kelly introduced a bill to expand KanCare, a move that would allow an estimated 165,000 low-income Kansans to gain access to comprehensive, affordable health insurance coverage. Many of those who could gain coverage are currently uninsured – which is especially risky during a pandemic.