Announcements

Meetings

KanCare Advisory Council Meeting

Meeting:  Wednesday, December 11, 2019, from 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Part of this meeting will be devoted to Public Comments regarding KanCare.

Memorial Hall Auditorium
120 W 10th Ave.
Topeka, KS 66612

Bob Bethell Joint Committee on
Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) and KanCare Oversight

Meeting:  November 18 and 19, 2019
Location:  548-S; Statehouse (tentative)
Committee information including Agenda
For information on providing testimony, contact Iraida Orr at Iraida.Orr@klrd.ks.gov

KDHE Division of Health Care Finance Medicaid Training

For Consumers and family members of consumers:
KDHE Division of Health Care Finance is offering Medicaid Training course beginning September 18, 2019. Grievance, Appeals, & State Fair Hearings course is open to consumers and family members of consumers as well as staff in any agency/organization. Please share Grievance, Appeals, & State Fair Hearings training information with your consumers and family members of consumers.

Registration is first-come, first-served, and must be completed using the Medicaid Training Registration Form.

KDHE Medicaid Training includes many valuable resources. This is instructor-led interactive training.The training sessions will be held at:

Eisenhower State Office Building
4th Floor Auditorium A and/or B
700 SW Harrison
Topeka, KS 66603

Kansas Medicaid Grievance, Appeals, & State Fair Hearings (G/A/&SFH)


Instructor: Dorothy Noblit, Fair Hearings Manager
  1. Participants will understand the process of initiating a Grievance, Appeal or State Fair Hearing request.
  2. Participants will understand the basic requirements and timelines related to Grievance, Appeal or State Fair Hearing requests.
  3. Participants will understand the responsibilities of the MCOs, the State of Kansas, providers and members related to Grievance, Appeal or State Fair Hearing requests.
  4. Participants will understand changes implemented in 2018 that impacted a member’s course of action, including the new requirement to initiate an appeal.

The registration form shows several classes. The Grievance, Appeal and Fair Hearing classes is the only one open to consumers and family members of consumers. The balance of the classes are for staff in any agency/organization that deals with Medicaid (KanCare) Registration Form.

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