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How Would Repeal and Replace of the Affordable Care Act Affect Kansas?

The Commonwealth Fund has evaluated the impact “Repeal and Replace” will have on each state, and encouraged us to share their Kansas report. Download the report here.

Kansas will be devastated by the House and Senate Health Care Plans

Download this Fact Sheet The United States House of Representatives’ American Health Care Act (AHCA) and the Senate’s similar Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) will have a disproportionate negative impact on states, like Kansas, that have older, more rural populations. The damage caused by these bills will impact Kansans in a variety of ways: Reduced access […]

You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet: What’s Lurking Beyond the Horizon of the CBO Score

Shared with the permission of Community Catalyst. See the original post here. By now, you’ve already seen the key takeaways from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) score of the Senate repeal bill. But what you might not know is that the CBO score hides the most devastating of the Senate bill’s effects. Indeed, the CBO […]

Alliance for a Healthy Kansas Statement on Delayed Vote & Senator Moran’s Opposition to Senate Plan

Statement of David Jordan, Executive Director of the Alliance for a Health Kansas, on the decision to delay the Senate Health Vote and on Senator Moran’s opposition to the Senate plan   “Today Senator McConnell and Senate leadership decided to delay the vote on the Senate health care bill, the Better Care Improvement Reconciliation Act […]

Statement on the CBO scoring of the Senate BCRA legislation

Statement of David Jordan, Executive Director of the Alliance for a Health Kansas on the Congressional Budget Office’s analysis of the Senate Better Care Improvement Act: “The Congressional Budget Office issued its analysis of the Senate health care bill, the Better Care Improvement Act (BCRA) of 2017, and as expected, it’s bad news for all […]

Those Who Know Health Care the Best Say the Senate Repeal Bill is the Worst

Response to the Senate health care repeal bill has been swift and harsh. Physicians,  patient groups, hospitals, consumer groups, senior groups, faith leaders, and consumer groups have all come out against the Senate repeal bill.   PROVIDERS   American Academy Of Pediatrics: “The US Senate’s Health Care Legislation, At Last Unveiled Today, Fails To Meet […]

Statement on the AHCA Bill Reveal

Statement from David Jordan, Executive Director of the Alliance for a Healthy Kansas, on the release of United States Senate’s version of the American Health Care Act earlier today: The  Senate version of the  American Health  Care Act is bad for all Kansans but it is especially bad for rural Kansas, children, people with disabilities […]

Healthcare and Community Members Urge U.S. Senators to Protect the Health of Kansas Families

Recently, healthcare organizations and community members signed a letter urging Senators Roberts and Moran to protect health care in Kansas and reject the AHCA. Read their letter below:     The Honorable Pat Roberts United States Senate 109 Hart Building Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Jerry Moran United States Senate 521 Dirksen Senate Office Building […]