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Nurse Voices for Expansion Podcast: Allison Mulch

This podcast from the Alliance for a Healthy Kansas features storyteller Allison Mulch, Director of Nursing at Goodland Regional Hospital. Allison talks about her community’s health needs and how Medicaid Expansion would improve the health of the patients she sees. Alliance for A Healthy Kansas · Kansas Stories: Allison Mulch If you have a story […]

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Nurse Voices for Expansion Podcast: Becky Plate

This podcast from the Alliance for a Healthy Kansas features Becky Plate, a registered nurse who manages an urgent care center. She talks about her support for Medicaid expansion and the patients who desperately need access to health insurance. Not long ago, Plate was in the same situation. She discusses the time she was uninsured […]

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Kansas Stories: Stephanne

Stephanne is from Jackson County. She is a mom and an active breastfeeding advocate for the Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition, providing peer-to-peer breastfeeding support. She pushes for moms to have access to Medicaid for longer than the two months after the birth of their child. She also wants Medicaid expansion to happen in Kansas. Stephanne had […]

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Nurse Voices for Expansion Podcast: Lori Ranallo and Hilary Goeckner

This podcast from the Alliance for a Healthy Kansas features storytellers Lori Ranallo and Hilary Goeckner. Lori, a nurse practitioner, discusses her advocacy for Medicaid expansion. Hilary, of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, provides a look into the policy of Medicaid expansion and what it means to Kansans struggling in the coverage gap. […]

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Kansas Stories Podcast: Bishop Bruce Blake

This podcast from the Alliance for a Healthy Kansas covers Bishop Bruce Blake. Though now retired from the United Methodist Church, Bishop Blake spent his career advocating for those who were uninsured. Alliance for A Healthy Kansas · Kansas Stories: Bishop Bruce Blake If you have a story about living in the coverage gap, contact […]

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Kansas Stories Podcast: Mother Vicki

This podcast from the Alliance for a Healthy Kansas covers storyteller Reverend Dr. Vicki Smith as she talks about her concerns for uninsured Kansans. Alliance for A Healthy Kansas · Kansas Stories: Mother Vicki If you have a story about living in the coverage gap, contact Storybank Fellow Marissa Alcantar at marissa@expandkancare.com.

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Kansas Stories: Josh

Josh* is from Miami County in southeast Kansas. He recently changed jobs and he’s excited to be working in home remodeling. Unfortunately for Josh, he is uninsured. Josh previously worked at a warehouse, and his employer offered insurance, but it was far too expensive. He’s gone without insurance since he aged out of the Medicaid […]

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Kansas Stories Podcast: Rev. Karen Robu

Rev. Karen Robu shares why she supports Medicaid expansion in this new podcast from the Alliance. Alliance for A Healthy Kansas · Kansas Stories: Reverend Karen Robu If you have a story about living in the coverage gap, contact Storybank Fellow Marissa Alcantar at marissa@expandkancare.com.

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