insurance exchanges http://kmuw.org en Sebelius Defends Affordable Care Act To Kansans http://kmuw.org/post/sebelius-defends-affordable-care-act-kansans <p>The rampant glitches that have plagued the federally-operated health insurance marketplace have been the focus of a lot of political heat. It's prompted Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to fire back with a full-throated defense of the law that created the exchanges, the Affordable Care Act.</p><p>THE PROBLEM</p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 12:45:38 +0000 Bryan Thompson 25244 at http://kmuw.org Sebelius Defends Affordable Care Act To Kansans Health Care Reform Questions? Local Workshops Have Answers http://kmuw.org/post/health-care-reform-questions-local-workshops-have-answers <p>A health care reform expert fielded questions in Wichita Thursday about the Affordable Care Act. Fri, 06 Sep 2013 19:40:02 +0000 Carla Eckels 23061 at http://kmuw.org Health Care Reform Questions? Local Workshops Have Answers Top Morning News 11.09.12 http://kmuw.org/post/top-morning-news-110912 <p><em>Brownback&nbsp;says he won't support a Kansas insurance exchange; With the launch of KanCare near lawmakers consider oversight of program; Film about Kansas farming premieres Friday.</em></p><p><strong>Union, Bombardier Reach Tentative Agreement</strong></p><p>The Machinists union says it has reached a tentative contract agreement that could end a month-long strike at Bombardier Learjet's aircraft plant in Wichita.</p> Fri, 09 Nov 2012 11:37:37 +0000 Briana O’Higgins 8279 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 11.09.12 Blue Cross Plan Picked As Benchmark For Kansas Exchange http://kmuw.org/post/blue-cross-plan-picked-benchmark-kansas-exchange <p><span style="color: rgb(85, 85, 85); font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 11.818181991577148px; line-height: 14.545454025268555px; ">The Kansas Insurance Department&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.ksinsurance.org/consumers/healthreform/ehb_hearing_2012/LT_GOVERNOR_RE_EHB_ANALYSIS_09-24-2012.pdf" style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 11.818181991577148px; font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', Arial, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(0, 145, 158); line-height: 14.545454025268555px; ">says a Blue Cross plan</a><span style="color: rg Wed, 26 Sep 2012 12:45:23 +0000 Bryan Thompson 6228 at http://kmuw.org Blue Cross Plan Picked As Benchmark For Kansas Exchange