Medicaid is the second-largest program that Kansas operates, next only to education. And costs of the health program for the poor and disabled have been growing at a faster pace than most other programs. A desire to control those costs and improve care is why officials in Governor Sam Brownback’s administration have embarked on a massive plan to overhaul the system.
Kansas Public Radio’s Bryan Thompson and Jim McLean, of the Kansas Health Institute, teamed up for a special report on the state’s newly enacted Medicaid program, also known as KanCare.
Find links to the series and more information about KanCare here.