Kansas Racial Equity Commish Demands More Medicaid

Gov. Laura Kelly’s Commission on Racial Equity and Justice might sound like a Soviet-Era tribunal but they seem to have good intentions or, at the very least, their latest money request could help babies get a better start in life.

The overview and realization that Medicaid increase are generally popular with voters, even in Red States . . .

"The commission report features 51 recommendations on ways state agencies, the Legislature and local governments can improve racial disparities surrounding health care economics and education. The commission report centers around the social determinants of health — the social and economic factors impacting group differences in health — and their role in racial injustice in Kansas."

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Kansas racial equity panel calls attention to early childhood, maternal health disparities | Kansas Reflector

TOPEKA - A Kansas racial equity panel report has pinpointed maternal and early childhood health, vaccine equity and Medicaid expansion among areas that could improve racial inequities in health care. Among the specific recommendations in the 2021 interim report from Gov. Laura Kelly's Commission on Racial Equity and Justice is an extension of Medicaid coverage [...]