KanCare Updates

Attention KanCare Enrollees

KanCare renewals are coming. Make sure the KanCare Clearinghouse has your most current contact information. Click the red chat bubble in the lower right of your screen or call 1-800-792-4884 and give the Clearinghouse your updated address, phone number or any other contact information that has recently changed. Doing this will help the KanCare Clearinghouse contact you when your renewal is due and may help you avoid a gap in coverage.

More Medicaid renewal information and resources.

Sign up for the Kansas Medical Consumer Self-Service Portal and link your medical case to see your benefits, complete a renewal and report changes. You must link your medical case to your self-service account to use the portal. Requests to link medical cases to self-service accounts are reviewed by KanCare eligibility workers before being approved. 

For more instructions, watch the how-to videos or read instructions for the self-service portal (SSP). 

KanCare Re-Procurement Public Meetings

Kansas is preparing to publish the request for proposal (RFP) for the re-procurement of the 2025 KanCare managed care organization (MCO) contracts in October 2023. The State will update you on how the input you provided during the April 2023 public meetings has been used to develop the RFP,  including any new requirements added.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) invites you to attend one of the virtual information sessions listed below. State staff will be in attendance to provide updates and information about KanCare. You will have the opportunity to ask questions about how your input was used to create the RFP. This will be the only topic covered in each session.

This meeting is NOT mandatory. You are NOT required to attend.  

These meetings do NOT affect any current eligibility or benefits. Attendance will not affect your eligibility or benefits. Questions about KanCare renewals and eligibility will not be answered at these meetings. For assistance, please contact the KanCare Clearinghouse at 1-800-794-4884.

Members and Families

Date  Time  Registration Link 
 Tuesday, October 24  1 p.m. - 3 p.m.   Register Today
Thursday, October 26   6 p.m. - 8 p.m.   Register Today

See the below flyer for more information in both English and Spanish.

Providers and Advocates

 Date   Time   Registration 
 Tuesday, October 24   6 p.m. - 8 p.m.   Register Today
 Thursday October 26   1 p.m. - 3 p.m.    Register Today 

See the below flyer for more information in both English and Spanish.

Public Notice 

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Division of Health Care Finance (KDHE-DHCF) is amending the Kansas Medicaid State Plan. The State will be amending the Working Healthy Alternative Benefit Plan (ABP) to change the Medicaid authority from the 1115 waiver for managed care to a 1915(b) waiver authority. The amendment will also add the Alternative Benefit Plan (ABP) for the Supports and Training for Employing People Successfully (STEPS) program and add mandatory managed care for eligible populations. The proposed effective date for the State Plan Amendment (SPA) is January 1, 2024.

To request a copy of the proposed SPA, to submit a comment, or to review comments, please contact Amy Gajda by email at KanCareRenewal@ks.gov or by mail:

Amy Gajda
Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Division of Health Care Finance
900 SW Jackson, Room 900N
Topeka, KS 66612.

The last day for public comment is October 9, 2023

Access Your Health Information Through a Third-Party App

KanCare members can now access their medical data through a mobile app. Instructions are available through the Member page on the KMAP website and can be accessed below.
Mobile Apps for Member Health Information and Claims Data
How to Access Your Data
Mobile App Frequently Asked Questions

Broadband for All Through the Affordable Connectivity Program

KanCare beneficiaries and those who receive SNAP, SSI, WIC, a Pell Grant, Free and Reduced-Price Lunch, or Lifeline benefits or make less than 200% of the federal poverty are prequalified for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP). The ACP gives eligible households discounts of up to $30 off monthly internet bills or up to $75 off for households on qualifying tribal lands. Eligible enrollees can also get $100 to use for a tablet, laptop or desktop computer through a partnering service provider when they spend more than $10 and less than $50. Visit AffordableConnectivity.gov to apply.

KanCare Quality Dashboard

OneCare Kansas

OneCare Kansas logoHelping people live healthier lives by integrating and coordinating services and supports to treat the
“whole-person” across the lifespan.

Member Information
Provider Information
OCK Provider Map

OneCare Kansas Newsletter - September 2023

OCK Providers, please see the FAQ section and a special note in the August 2022 OCK newsletter pertaining to CCBHCs and OCK.


 KanCare Advisory Council Meeting (Q3)

Date: September 28, 2023
Time: 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 828 2183 5365
Passcode: 195755
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

Bethell HCBS and KanCare Oversight Committee 

Bethell Joint Committee on HCBS and KanCare Oversight
Date: TBD

9:00 a.m. 
State Capitol, Room 112-N
When it becomes available, it can be found on the Committee page.
For those wishing to testify, contact Elizabeth Cohn at elizabeth.cohn@klrd.ks.gov or 785-296-4408.

Medical Care Advisory Committee (MCAC) 

Date: March 15, 2023
Time: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 893 9351 2244
Passcode: 981457
Audio Dial Only: 1 (312) 626-6799
You will need the Meeting ID and Passcode

KanCare Public Forum Meeting 

Date: To be determined 
To be determined

Join Zoom Meeting:

Meeting ID: 845 1326 8042
Passcode: 318869
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

2021 Annual Report

KanCare Final Evaluation Report 2013-2018

This is the final report on the evaluation results of the KanCare Demonstration implemented over a six-year period (January 2013 through December 2018) completed by KFMC External Quality Review Organization for KanCare.
All three managed care organizations operate Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs) in our State. DSNPs enroll individuals who are entitled to both Medicare and medical assistance from a state plan under Medicaid. The State exempts the following D-SNPs from external quality review per 42 C.F.R. 438.362 beginning in 2019: 
Aetna - Aetna Medicare Assure, Coventry
Sunflower – WellCare Dual Access, WellCare Dual Liberty
UnitedHealthcare – UnitedHealthcare of Wisconsin