Crowson Cartoon: The Health Care Compact By Richard Crowson • Apr 9, 2014 TweetShareGoogle+Email Tags: MedicareAffordable Care ActTweetShareGoogle+Email Related Content Kansas Senate Considers State Health Care Compact By Associated Press • Apr 4, 2014 The Senate is also taking up a bill to bring Kansas into a multi-state compact asking to be exempted from the Affordable Care Act. If Senators pass the bill today, it will go to Governor Sam Brownback. The House approved it last month. If the U.S. Congress consents, the compact lets participating states remove themselves from all federal health regulations. Kansas House Passes Compact In Effort To Move Away From Federal Health Care By Bryan Thompson • Mar 25, 2014 The Kansas House has passed and sent to the Senate a bill that would allow Kansas to join several other states in an effort to take control of health care programs away from the federal government. The main sponsor of the legislation in the House is Republican Brett Hildabrand.