The Impact of Medicaid Expansion on Kansas’ State Budget
Kansas lawmakers are currently considering legislation that could expand Medicaid to 150,000 nonelderly, low-income Kansans. As lawmakers debate Medicaid expansion in the state’s legislature, Families USA has published a fact sheet on the impact of Medicaid Expansion on Kansas’s state budget. Click here to view the fact sheet.
This fact sheet compares and combines three Kansas-based organizations’ estimates on the net impact of Medicaid expansion in the state. Based on these estimates, the cost of Medicaid expansion in Kansas will be entirely, or almost entirely, offset. Based on some estimates, Medicaid expansion could even result in a net savings for the state.