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Brownback vs. The Affordable Care Act

By Bryan Thompson


Salina, KS – The Affordable Care Act the new law that overhauls the way health insurance is provided in the U.S. has surfaced as an issue in the Kansas gubernatorial race.

Republican nominee Sam Brownback has assailed the plan as outrageously expensive, and burdensome to average Kansans. But a prominent health care economist says the reasoning and documentation Brownback uses to attack the Act doesn't come close to adding up.

Kansas Public Radio Health Reporter Bryan Thompson checks the facts.

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