Limited Medicaid expansion would cost more, Kelly says

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Gov. Laura Kelly is pushing back against the idea of limiting Medicaid expansion to Kansans earning up to 100% of the poverty level, saying it would cost the state more money.

In a radio appearance on KCUR's Up to Date with Steve Kraske, Kelly said restricting expansion to 100% of the poverty level instead of 138% would mean the state would pick up more of the cost.

"Talk about costing us a fortune," she said.

Kelly said the federal government would reimburse the state for 90% of . . .

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