In Kansas, the Kansas Health Policy Authority this year made strong recommendations to the Legislature on how to improve the health care system. It appears that most of their recommendations will fall by the way side, again, because of partisan politics. Like their neighboring state, Kansas lacks the legislative will power to debate and comprise and instead are trying to position themselves for the next election. I find it hard to believe that men and women of good will cannot find even temporary solutions to reduce the number of uninsured in Kansas. It’s a darn shame!
Our health care system is broken. Our political leaders in Washington, DC, Jefferson City and Topeka don’t dispute this fact – However, they are too busy campaigning for the next election rather than trying to find workable solutions today. It’s a darn shame!