Land O’Lakes, Incorporated will expand its cooperative farmer member health plan into Kansas. Land O’Lakes developed the group health insurance plan for its cooperative farmers members using a Minnesota specific state law in 2018 and expanded to cooperatives in Nebraska last year. Beginning in 2020, farmer members from more than 60 cooperatives in Kansas will be able to buy into the Land O’Lakes farmer health plan. Land O’Lakes CEO Beth Ford says farmers are dealing with many challenging issues and finding affordable health care for their families shouldn’t be one of them.
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