In January 2013, Medicaid and HealthWave will become KanCare. KanCare will improve the care that is provided to eligible Kansans and add new covered services, such as basic dental care. The Kansas Hospital Association is dedicated to assisting Kansas hospitals with the implementation of the KanCare program which is reinventing Medicaid for Kansas. If you have questions, contact Chad Austin or Tish Hollingsworth.
on KDHE Web Site
KanCare RFP and
Section 1115 Waivers
Tools and Resources
The three selected three health plans, or managed care organizations listed above will partner with subcontracted organizations to help in providing certain sets of services. KanCare health plans are required to offer all current Medicaid services to beneficiaries who are enrolled in their plans. Additionally, as part of the KanCare program, each of the health plans will offer some extra (value-added) services to consumers at no cost to the State.