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What are the major changes associated with Kansas Medicaid?
The most significant change associated with the Kansas Medicaid program is the movement to a full managed care model.
The Request for Proposal (RFP) released by the State begins to integrate all Medicaid populations into managed care, including the long-term care and developmentally disabled populations. It is also the intent of the State to focus more on patient outcomes and savings.

The major changes outlined by the State associated with the transformation of Medicaid include:

* Name change to KanCare
* Person-centered care coordination
* Clearer accountability
* Agency streamlining
* Financing consolidation

Discussion of activities for SHIP-eligible hospitals
For more information, contact Healther Fuller, MS, FACHE, at hfuller@srhc.com or (785) 452-6102.
Discussion of quality issues for CAHs
For more information on this meeting, contact Dee Dee Dewell at deedee.dewell@ascension.org or (316) 858-4988.
For more information regarding this meeting, contact Sarah Gideon, Executive Director, (785) 354-6137 or sgideon@stormontvail.org.