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KanCare Renewal Public Input Meetings

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KanCare Extension Public Hearings

Public Notice and Comment Period – KanCare Extension

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is offering the opportunity to attend additional public hearings regarding the state’s proposed one-year extension of the KanCare program, and to provide comments about the extension request application.

Public Comment – Timing and Process

This public comment period has been extended to run from June 8, 2017 until July 10, 2017.  Comments will be accepted until July 10, 2017; and the State intends to submit the extension no later than August 31, 2017.

Information about the KanCare extension requested, including the extension application and documented comments from public comment meetings held in March 2017, is available for public review. For individuals without access to the internet, copies of the application and public comment document may be obtained by calling 785-296-4753 or writing:

KanCare Renewal, c/o Becky Ross,
KDHE-Division of Health Care Finance,
900 SW Jackson, LSOB – 9th Floor,
Topeka, Kansas, 66612.

Such requests must be made before July 10, 2017.  A copy of the extension application will also be located at the reception desks for:

KDHE-Division of Health Care Finance
900 SW Jackson, LSOB - 9th floor
Topeka KS 66612

Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services

New England Building
503 S Kansas Ave
Topeka, KS 66603

Written comments about the KanCare extension request may be sent to this email address:  kdhe.kancarerenewal@ks.gov

To find historical reports pertaining to the timeframe of the demonstration waiver visit Annual and Quarterly Reports.   

Public Hearings – When and Where
Additional public hearings about the KanCare extension will be held as follows:


July 6th, 2017 (1:30-3:00 pm)
University of Kansas Edwards Campus, Best Conference Center, 12604 Quivira Rd, Overland Park KS

July 7th, 2017 (1:30-3:30 pm)

WSU Hughes Metroplex, Room 180, 5015 E 29th St. North, Wichita, KS (Enter door N at the southeast corner of the building)

July 10, 2017 (6:00- 7:00 pm)
Conference call: 1-877-400-9499 Access Code: 134 228 8045

All meeting rooms are ADA accessible.  If you need language accommodations, such as sign language interpreter or large print or Braille, please contact Dawn Goertzen at 785-291-3461 or dawn.goertzen@ks.gov as soon as possible.

The annual and quarterly reports regarding KanCare

KanCare Annual Public Forum

KanCare Provider Payment Reductions

Public comments were accepted through September 8, 2016.

Notice of Opportunity to Review / Comment on Medicaid Access Monitoring Plan

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is offering the opportunity to review and comment on its proposed Medicaid Service Access Monitoring Plan – October 2016. This plan is developed pursuant to 42 CFR 447.203, and describes how Kansas will address the terms of that new federal regulation within the context of the KanCare program through which nearly all Kansas Medicaid services are provided. Public comments were accepted through September 23, 2016.

KanCare Member Lunch & Learn Conference Calls

Occurs: Every 2 weeks on Tuesday 
Starts at: 06 Jan 2015

Time: 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM 
Time zone: (UTC-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada) 
Call-in #: 866-620-7326 Code: 5272685242

The Member Lunch and Learn conference calls are an opportunity for people interested in learning about Kancare (Medicaid) to listen to speakers discuss their areas of expertise. A different Kancare subject is presented at each call. Time is given to ask questions at the end of each session.

Lunch and Learn calls are moderated by the Kancare OmbudsmanKerrie Bacon.

The following are the topics by date for the Ombudsman calls for the first quarter of 2015:

1.14.15 ADRCs: What they do 
1.28.15 Client Assessment, Referral and Evaluation (CARE) Program 
2.11.15 Families Together and Keys for Networking
2.25.15 Public Comments on AutismTechnology Assisted (TA), and Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED) Programs 
3.25.15 Positive Behavior Supports (PBS) 








Please note topics may be subject to change.

Training Available for Consumers, Families and Providers

Below you will find a comprehensive list of trainings available to date.  This list will be updated on a quarterly basis, so check back soon.