Groups working to boost health insurance enrollment in Kansas are concerned their efforts could be undermined by the last-minute departure of one of the state’s largest insurers.

A special enrollment period for health insurance through the federal marketplace started Sunday. But, not everyone's eligible.

According to a recent survey, Kansas is the only state with an increased number of uninsured.

Bob Daemmrich / texastribune.org

Public health care costs are rising in Texas… as a matter of fact.. to the tune of about $1.3 billion over the next two years reports the Texas Tribune.

As you take a look at the Senate’s budget, here’s a look at the health care issues lawmakers will be struggling with for the next four months.


Once again, estimates recently released by U.S. Census Bureau say Texas has the most uninsured in the nation according to a recent article from The Texas Tribune.    

Uninsured: How things look on the high plains

Sep 1, 2013

The latest report from the U.S. Census Bureau reveals the percentage of uninsured people under the age of 65. 

Here’s how things look on the high plains:

  • Colorado: 17%
  • Kansas: 14.4%
  • Oklahoma: 21.8%
  • Texas: 25.7%