Political rivals reveal deal to expand Medicaid to Kansas families earning up to 138% of federal poverty level. The cost would be offset by a surcharge to hospitals, and the plan would take effect by Jan. 1, 2021 #ksleg via @timvcarpenter @sherman_news https://t.co/d3uzvaYNyW
— CJOnline (@CJOnline) January 9, 2020
Details to come.
But the expansion looks to be fast with a 1/1/21 start date and it will be a full expansion to 138% FPL so it could potentially be a state plan amendment expansion with waivers either not needed or able to be sequentially added to the program. There is no work requirement. There is a work referral program, but that is common.
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