Governor announces Medicaid expansion task force


Gov. Laura Kelly on Wednesday announced the members of a special committee to help craft a plan for expanding Medicaid coverage for 150,000 Kansans.

The governor has asked the group to provide input on her legislative proposal to expand the state's Medicaid program - known as KanCare - and to help get it approved by the Legislature. The governor wants to have a plan by Jan. 29.

“I’ve made no secret that expanding Kansans' access to affordable, high-quality healthcare is one of my top priorities as governor," Kelly said in a statement.

"This working group is an important . . .


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