Business & Policy

Kobach’s Direct Primary Care Plans Promise Reform, But Can They Deliver?

The Republican running for governor of Kansas has proposed an unorthodox reform for the state’s Medicaid program. Secretary of State Kris Kobach says he plans to combine KanCare with a payment system called “direct primary care,” sometimes known as concierge medicine. But, Nomin Ujiyediin of the Kansas News Service reports Kobach’s claims of big Medicaid savings are unrealistic.



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