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New Kansas council on expanding Medicaid to have 1st meeting


September 29, 2019

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's new council on expanding Medicaid is scheduled to have its first meeting Monday at the Statehouse.

The agenda for the meeting includes a welcome from Kelly and briefings about other states' experiences in expanding Medicaid health coverage for low-income residents.

Kelly formed the council earlier this month to review other states' expansions and advise her and the Republican-controlled Legislature on the best alternatives for Kansas.

The governor took office in January promising to expand Medicaid, but her efforts were blocked by conserva...

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