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Bob Bethell Joint HCBS/KanCare Oversight Committee Meeting


November 8-9
Room 112-N  State Capitol, Topeka, KS

The Committee will meet on November 8 and 9. The Committee meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. on November 8 in Room 112-N of the Statehouse. The revised agenda is attached.

The deadline to contact me to be placed on the agenda and to indicate if you will be providing written-only testimony or oral and written testimony is 5:00 p.m. on November 2. Whether you intend to provide written-only or oral and written testimony, you must contact me by the November 2 deadline for your name to be placed on the agenda. The deadline to provide 100 paper copies and an electronic copy of your testimony is 5:00 p.m. on November 6.

The meeting will be livestreamed and then archived shortly after its conclusion. You may access the livestreaming or the archive at You will need to select the meeting date from the calendar at the top of the page and then select the entry for the Robert G. (Bob) Bethell Joint Committee on Home and Community Based Services and KanCare Oversight.

Testimony due to:
Iraida Orr, Principal Research Analyst
Kansas Legislative Research Department

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Iraida.
REVISED AGENDA Robert Bethell Joint Committee




Date:  December 14, 2018

Time:  2:00-4:00 pm

Place:  Curtis State Office Building

Room 530, 1000 Jackson St. Topeka, KS 66612

Join us:  
Staff from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services will provide program updates and host a Question-and-Answer session about KanCare at this public forum.

KanCare Education Meetings (Held October 1-8th, September 4-6) 


There will be some changes to the KanCare program. These changes do not affect your eligibility for the program. Members and providers were invited to attend. State staff were there to provide updates and information about KanCare and about what will change and what will not change. Member were also able to give feedback and ask questions. Below are the handouts provided during the meetings.

State of Kansas Awards Medicaid Contracts to Three Managed Care Companies

Aetna welcomed as new KanCare MCO, Sunflower and United continue service

Read the full press release State of Kansas Awards Medicaid Contracts to Three Managed Care Companies

Download the 2018 KanCare Infosheet (or to view digitally, click on the images on the right to open the Infosheet in original size)

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