Gov. Sam Brownback's plan to move recipients into managed care has drawn controversy, even from fellow Republicans.
Kansas Health Institute News: Senate Committee Endorses KanCare Oversight Bill
The Senate Ways and Means Committee today endorsed a bill that would create a joint legislative committee to oversee the implementation of KanCare, Gov. Sam Brownback’s plan to move virtually all the state's Medicaid beneficiaries into managed care plans. ... [Sens.] Vratil and McGinn are among the 22 senators who signed a resolution earlier this month, urging the governor to delay KanCare's start by six months (Ranney, 3/20).
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Kaiser Health News: Two (Very Different) Miami Hospitals Prepare For Health Law's Medicaid Expansion
The University of Miami's hospital is owned by a well-endowed private university. Jackson is the massive public safety net hospital that provides the most charity care in town—more than $450 million in uncompensated care last year, fifteen times as much as the university hospital (Mack, 3/20).