Centene Corp., based just outside St. Louis in Clayton, Mo., announced Tuesday morning it would sell individual and small group insurance plans for 2018 in Kansas and Missouri through the Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare. The decision potentially closes a gap left when Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City announced last month it was getting out of the exchanges.
Centene Corp., based just outside St. Louis in Clayton, Mo., announced Tuesday morning it would sell individual and small group insurance plans for 2018 in Kansas and Missouri through the Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare. The decision potentially closes a gap left when Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City announced last month it was getting out of the exchanges. File photo AP
Centene Corp., based just outside St. Louis in Clayton, Mo., announced Tuesday morning it would sell individual and small group insurance plans for 2018 in Kansas and Missouri through the Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare. The decision potentially closes a gap left when Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City announced last month it was getting out of the exchanges. File photo AP

Centene jumps into Obamacare market in the Kansas City area

June 13, 2017 9:20 AM

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