Senate Medicaid plan starts falling into place

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The Senate plan to expand Medicaid is starting to fall into place, giving supporters hope that 2020 will be the year the Legislature extends medical coverage to an estimated 150,000 Kansans.

Led by Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning, the Senate has been crafting its own version of an expansion plan as an alternative to one passed by the House last session. The Senate didn't act on the House plan. It wanted more time to work on an expansion plan. A hearing is set for Oct. 22.

Criticized for not moving expansion forward last session, Denning has put together . . .

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