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Sarah Fertig Named New Medicaid Director

KanCare(July 13, 2020) – On July 10, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment announced that Sarah Fertig was named as the state's Medicaid director, replacing Adam Proffitt, who left the agency in early June. Sarah was previously the Medicaid inspector general for the state, assistant attorney general from 2011-2018, as well as the inspector general of the Kansas Juvenile Justice Authority from 2007–2011.

Sarah assumes her role on Monday, July 13. Kansas Hospital Association staff will be reaching out to discuss the Medicaid/KanCare transition issues that impact our member hospitals, including the Medicaid Provider Assessment Program and the KanCare program.