Consumer Events

KanCare Renewal Public Input Meetings- 2018

KanCare Member Education Meetings

There will be some changes to the KanCare program. These changes do not affect your eligibility for the program.

You are invited to attend one of the meetings listed below. State staff will be there to provide you with updates and information about KanCare and about what will change and what will not change. You will also be able to give feedback and ask questions.

Member and Family Meetings:

KanCare Education Meetings Members and Families

  • Monday, October 1

  • Monday, October 1

  • Tuesday, October 2

  • Tuesday, October 2

  • Wednesday, October 3

  • Wednesday, October 3

  • Monday, October 8

KanCare Renewal Public Input Meetings- 2017

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KanCare Extension Public Hearings

Public Notice and Comment Period – KanCare Extension

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is offering the opportunity to attend additional public hearings regarding the state’s proposed one-year extension of the KanCare program, and to provide comments about the extension request application.

Public Comment – Timing and Process

This public comment period has been extended to run from June 8, 2017 until July 10, 2017.  Comments will be accepted until July 10, 2017; and the State intends to submit the extension no later than August 31, 2017.

Information about the KanCare extension requested, including the extension application and documented comments from public comment meetings held in March 2017, is available for public review. For individuals without access to the internet, copies of the application and public comment document may be obtained by calling 785-296-4753 or writing:

KanCare Renewal, c/o Becky Ross,
KDHE-Division of Health Care Finance,
900 SW Jackson, LSOB – 9th Floor,
Topeka, Kansas, 66612.

Such requests must be made before July 10, 2017.  A copy of the extension application will also be located at the reception desks for:

KDHE-Division of Health Care Finance
900 SW Jackson, LSOB - 9th floor
Topeka KS 66612

Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services

New England Building
503 S Kansas Ave
Topeka, KS 66603

Written comments about the KanCare extension request may be sent to this email address:

To find historical reports pertaining to the timeframe of the demonstration waiver visit Annual and Quarterly Reports.   

Public Hearings – When and Where
Additional public hearings about the KanCare extension will be held as follows:

July 6th, 2017 (1:30-3:00 pm)
University of Kansas Edwards Campus, Best Conference Center, 12604 Quivira Rd, Overland Park KS

July 7th, 2017 (1:30-3:30 pm)

WSU Hughes Metroplex, Room 180, 5015 E 29th St. North, Wichita, KS (Enter door N at the southeast corner of the building)

July 10, 2017 (6:00- 7:00 pm)
Conference call: 1-877-400-9499 Access Code: 134 228 8045

All meeting rooms are ADA accessible.  If you need language accommodations, such as sign language interpreter or large print or Braille, please contact Dawn Goertzen at 785-291-3461 or as soon as possible.

The annual and quarterly reports regarding KanCare

KanCare Annual Public Forum

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2019-KanCare Annual Public Forum SummaryPDF3.74 MB12 Jun, 2020 Download
2018-KanCare Annual Public Forum SummaryPDF1.58 MB12 Jun, 2020 Download
2017-Kancare Annual Public Forum SummaryPDF1.55 MB12 Jun, 2020 Download
2016-KanCare Annual Public Forum SummaryPDF935.39 KB12 Jun, 2020 Download
2015-KanCare Annual Public Forum SummaryPDF906.42 KB12 Jun, 2020 Download
2014-KanCare Annual Public Forum SummaryPDF589.22 KB12 Jun, 2020 Download

Notice of Opportunity to Review / Comment on Medicaid Access Monitoring Plan

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is offering the opportunity to review and comment on its proposed Medicaid Service Access Monitoring Plan – October 2016. This plan is developed pursuant to 42 CFR 447.203, and describes how Kansas will address the terms of that new federal regulation within the context of the KanCare program through which nearly all Kansas Medicaid services are provided. Public comments were accepted through September 23, 2016.

Training Available for Consumers, Families and Providers

Below you will find a comprehensive list of trainings available to date.  This list will be updated on a quarterly basis, so check back soon.