90 Days In
from Prepared by: Dodie Wellshear, Ad Astra Government Relations
The 2017 Legislature has marked its 90th day, the length accorded to legislative sessions by Kansas Statute, and legislators still have the most important issues of the session to complete. In fact, the past week showed little progress on any of the major issues to be completed before legislators can adjourn the 2017 session.
KanCare Provider Cuts
A committee hearing on
, which would restore the four-percent KanCare provider cuts of 2016 by increasing the privilege fees on HMOs, was cancelled Tuesday by the House Appropriations Committee. That committee held earlier hearings on a nearly identical bill,
, which was passed by the House before the early-April adjournment.
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