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Kansas lawmakers want stronger law on mental health coverage


December 29, 2019

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A bipartisan group of Kansas lawmakers is proposing a measure aimed at making sure that health insurance companies don't skirt a state law for ensuring that they cover mental health services.

Democratic state Sen. Tom Holland of Baldwin City and Republican Sen. Molly Baumgardner of Louisburg outlined the details of their bill during a recent Statehouse news conference, the Lawrence Journal-World reports. They've already drafted it and filed it so that it will be introduced when lawmakers open their next annual session Jan. 13.

The measure would strengthen a state la...

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