TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- Kansas officials are pondering their next steps to implementing the federal health care law.
The state has until November 16th to tell the federal government whether it wants to be a partner in creating an online health insurance marketplace.
Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger's office is preparing a partnership application and will seek grant money to implement the exchange.
Praeger,a moderate conservative,must get a letter of support for the state's partnership from Gov. Sam Brownback,a conservative Republican who is opposed to the federal health care law.