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Medicaid paid for 4 abortions in Kansas since January 2013

 

February 26, 2020



TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Medicaid has paid for four abortions in Kansas since January 2013, which by law can only be covered in cases of rape, incest or danger to the mother's life, state health department data show.

The Kansas News Service reported Wednesday that data it obtained from the state Department of Health and Environment showed that the one abortion in 2014 and three in 2018 cost the public a total of $1,030, including $454 that came specifically from Kansas taxpayers.

The information comes as some Republican legislative leaders are fighting the proposed expansion of Medicaid cover...



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