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Lower Cost & Better Care: Can KanCare Deliver?

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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.

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