In January 2013, Medicaid and HealthWave became KanCare. 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.
November 2016 Report Brief - Understanding KanCare's continuing challenges and how these challenges impact the program's ability to meet its original rational and commitments.
November 2016 Full Report - KHA, KMS and KAMU engaged Leavitt Partners to evaluate the current health care delivery systems, how those delivery systems can be improved, and how they can be leveraged to improve the health and quality of life for Kansas residents.
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.
Click here for a current list of membersOpen and Closed Action Items 10-13-17