Sandy Praeger

Healthcare
8:00 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Refusal to expand Medicaid costs Kansas

Credit obamacareworks.org

A recent panel said the decision by Gov. Sam Brownback and Republican legislative leaders not to expand Medicaid is denying care to thousands and costing Kansas hospitals millions of dollars according to a recent article by the Kansas Health Institute.

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Kansas State Government
9:11 am
Tue December 24, 2013

Kansas: Pro Affordable Health Care Insurance Commissioner Stepping Down

Sandy Praeger
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This is Sandy Praeger’s final year as Kansas insurance commissioner.  Praeger has a national reputation for expertise on health care issues and a lengthy, unbroken string of election victories as a Republican in a GOP-leaning state, however on one issue she seems to stand alone. 

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HPPR Economy and Enterprise
8:01 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Kansas Insurance Commissioner Works to Provide Local Input to Affordable Care Act

Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger
Credit Kansas Health Institute

The Kansas Health Institute reported  federal officials will run the new health exchange for the state of Kansas, but Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger said she has been in discussions to have complex calls roll over to her department.  Her goal is to connect Kansas consumers with local experts who are familiar with insurance plans and regulations specific to the state. 

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