After Gov. Sam Brownback returned a $31.5 million federal grant to create a Kansas-specific health-insurance marketplace, the person who was poised to lead the Kansas project, Gary Schneider, left the state and became project manager for the Colorado Health Benefit Exchange, the Kansas Health Institute News Service reported. The result? Colorado’s insurance marketplace is working relatively smoothly, while Kansans who need insurance are stuck with the problem-plagued federal website.
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