Medicaid Training Opportunities

Kansas Department of Health and Environment-The Division of Health Care Finance (KDHE-DHCF) has scheduled eight sessions for Understanding Medicaid Annual Reviews virtual training opportunities August 2023 through December 2023. This course includes additional information and from our previous Unwinding training. This is not a series, same course for each date listed.

Course Information:

Understanding Medicaid Annual Reviews

Instructor:  Russell Nittler, Senior Manager of Eligibility

  • Tuesday, August 15, 2023: 1:30-2:30 PM

  • Tuesday, August 29, 2023: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

  • Tuesday, September 12, 2023: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

  • Wednesday, September 27, 2023: 2:00-3:00 PM

  • Wednesday, October 11, 2023: 2:00-3:00 PM

  • Tuesday, October 24, 2023: 10:00-11:00AM

  • Tuesday, November 14, 2023: 2:00-3:00 PM

  • Wednesday, December 13, 2023: 2:00-3:00 PM

Participants will:

  1. Better understand Medicaid annual eligibility reviews.

  2. Understand how to submit reviews.

  3. Understand how to access the Medical Consumer Self-Service Portal.

  4. Understand the importance of the facilitator authorization form and medical representative authorization form.

October 2023 Medicaid Training Courses: Enrollment Period is Now Open

Instructor-led, interactive courses available to the public, State agencies and any stakeholder interested in Kansas Medicaid and KanCare. Courses are virtual via Zoom. 

  • History of Kansas Medicaid Managed Care

  • Incentivizing Employment: Working Healthy, WORK and Steps - includes social security benefit information

  • Kan-Be-Healthy: Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment

  • Kansas Medicaid Grievances, Appeals & State Fair Hearings

  • Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) State Plans

  • Medicaid Eligibility 

  • Medicaid Eligibility: Home and Community-Based Services

  • Medicaid Fraud

  • Medicaid Overview

  • Presumptive Medical Disability Team (PMDT) 

  • Understanding Medicaid Annual Reviews  

Please email the Medicaid Training Team and request to be added to the KDHE-DHCF Medicaid training email notification list to receive the mid-September 2023 announcement.

To be added to the KDHE-DHCF email notification list, or ask questions about Medicaid training, contact the Medicaid Training Team at

Thank you for your interest in KDHE/DHCF Medicaid Trainings!