Medical Care Advisory Committee (MCAC)

The role of the Medical Care Advisory Committee Members are as follows:

  1. Recommend actions concerning difficult treatment modalities for beneficiaries
  2. Assist with coverage issues relating to Kansas Medicaid to inform policy development and program administration
  3. Educate beneficiaries for various clinical issues
  4. Recommend courses of action for difficult cases
  5. Recommend criteria for selected prior authorization issues

These issues are discussed in aggregate and not on a member by member basis.  The MCAC should not discuss any information considered PHI or PII as defined by federal regulations.

Medical Care Advisory Committee (MCAC) Meeting Minutes

KanCare Medical Care Advisory Committee (MCAC) Membership

Jacqueline Dyke

Self directs her services through OCCK, DPOK CDDO Area.

Brandan Kennedy, M.D.

Director, Medical Informatics, Inpatient Medicine; Pediatric Hospitalist; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Sallie Page-Goertz, MN APRN, IBCLC

Clinical Associate Professor School of Medicine
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, The University of Kansas Health System

Jeff Pierce, Pharm.D.

Clinical Coordinator for Lawrence Memorial Hospital’s Pharmacy Department

Pam Shaw, M.D.

Professor of Medicine, Vice-chair Education, Medical Director of the Neis Clinical Skills Lab, Phase II Director University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas

Suzanne Stocker

Member of Breakthrough Club
Wichita, Kansas


Donna Sweet, M.D.

Professor of Medicine at University of Kansas Medical Center, Wichita, Kansas

Rick Hoffmeister, BSN, RN 

Clinical Supervisor, KDHE/DHCF

Victor Nguyen, Pharm.D. 

Pharmacy Program Assistant Manager, KDHE/DHCF

Janice Panichello, PhD, MPA 

Senior Health Care Data Analyst, KDHE/DHCF

Stephen Blackwell

Interagency Program Manager, KDHE/DHCF

Joe Winslow, LMHT

Children’s Community & Inpatient Program Manager, KDADS

Medical Care Advisory Committee (MCAC) Regulations