KanCare Providers Urge Governor and Legislature to Restore Medicaid Cuts

Healthcare provider coalition issues joint letter to Kansas leaders requesting restoration of cuts and describing impact cuts have on the State’s economy.

Topeka, Kan. – 12 state associations representing KanCare providers call on Governor Brownback and the Kansas Legislature to restore recent Medicaid cuts and oppose making up the shortfall through further provider taxes in a rare joint letter. The letter outlines the impact on the State’s economy as a result of the cuts.

     The following associations have collaborated to develop the call to action:

    • Kansas Hospital Association
    • Interhab
    • Kansas Association of Osteopathic Medicine
    • LeadingAge Kansas
    • Kansas Association for the Medically Underserved (KAMU)
    • Kansas Medical Society
    • Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas
    • Kansas Academy of Family Physicians
    • Kansas Dental Association
    • Kansas Healthcare Association
    • The Kansas Optometric Association
    • Kansas Pharmacists Association