Kansas Republicans are pushing a junk argument for junk health insurance
Insurance that doesnt cover pre-existing conditions, mental illness, maternity care, prescription drugs or treatment for substance abuse is called junk insurance for a reason: You might as well just pretend you have coverage, because for anything in between routine care and cataclysm, you really do not.
Republican legislators in Kansas show no sign theyre ashamed to be pushing to allow trade association health plans that are cheaper, but dont necessarily include all of the coverage required under the Affordable Care Act.
Stay connected to the stories and events that make your community a special place to call home.
Subscriptions start at $14.90/month.View subscription options
- Unmatched coverage of Allen County’s local news and sports, a tradition dating back to 1867
- Compelling portraits of our residents, experienced reporting and thoughtful analysis
- Unlimited online access to iolaregister.com and our archives