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The KanCare Advisory Council is set for May 30, 2018  from 2 - 3:30 p.m. at the Curtis State Office Bldg, Rm 530. Thank you for your interest in this process.

Public Comment – Timing and Process for 2018 Quality Management Strategy 

The public comment period will run from May 23, 2018 until June 22, 2018. Comments will be accepted until June 22, 2018. The State will submit the QMS no later than July 1, 2018.

Written comments about the KanCare renewal request may be sent to this email address: ; or may be mailed to:

KanCare - 2018 Quality Strategy
c/o William Stelzner
KDHE-Division of Health Care Finance
900 SW Jackson, LSOB – 9th Floor
Topeka, Kansas 66612

Upon approval of the 2018 Quality Management Strategy, this document will replace the current version on the KanCare website. More information regarding the quality management planning process

KanCare Renewal News

KanCare Renewal

After holding public input meetings, taking written comments, and now using that feedback, Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) a request to renew the KanCare demonstration under Section 1115(a) of the Social Security Act for five years, effective from January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2023.

KanCare 2.0 Demonstration Renewal Application 12-20-17

Materials from June 26, 2017 KanCare Renewal Conference Call
KanCare Renewal Public Comment Session for Providers June 14, 2017
KanCare Renewal Public Comment Session for Consumers June 14, 2017

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