KanCare Public Hearings

By KBBE News
May 25, 2017

 The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has scheduled a series of public meetings for the discussion of the state’s proposed renewal of the KanCare program and to provide input and ideas for changes.

Anyone may provide comment and input about the KanCare renewal at any time from June 14, 2017 until October 15, 2017. The state intends to submit the renewal request on November 1, 2017.

There will be a second set of meetings in the fall of 2017 to collect formal comments about the waiver renewal application.

Information about KanCare is available for public review at the KanCare website: www.kancare.ks.gov/about-kancare/kancare-renewal.

Materials for these meetings will be made available at the above link as they are prepared. Individuals without access to the internet may obtain copies of these materials 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 October 15, 2017.

Written comments about KanCare renewal may be sent to this email address: [email protected]; or may be mailed to: KanCare Renewal, c/o Becky Ross, KDHE-Division of Health Care Finance, 900 SW Jackson, LSOB – 9th Floor, Topeka, Kansas, 66612.

Public Meetings – When and Where

Public meetings about the KanCare renewal will be held as follows:

Day/Date

Time

Location

Wed., June 14

1:30-3:30 pm (providers)

6-8 pm (consumers)

Ramada Convention Center

Downtown Topeka, Regency Ballroom

420 SE 6th St., Topeka, KS 66607

Thurs., June 15

1:30-3:30 pm (providers)

Embassy Suites Olathe

Salon DEF

10401 S. Ridgeview Rd., Olathe, KS 66062

Sat., June 17

1:30-3:30 pm (consumers)

Embassy Suites Olathe

Salon DEF

10401 S. Ridgeview Rd., Olathe, KS 66062

Mon., June 19

1:30-3:30 pm (providers)

6-8 pm (consumers)

Dodge City Community College

Little Theater

2501 N 14th Ave., Dodge City, KS

Tues., June 20

1:30-3:30 pm (providers)

6-8 pm (consumers)

Rose Garden Steak Haus

Rose Ballroom

2350 East 8th St/Hwy 40, Hays, KS

Mon., June 26

6:00-7:30 pm (consumers)

Conference call

Conference call: 1-877-678-8997

Conference ID: 292 200 74

Wed., June 28

1:30-3:30 pm (providers)

6-8 pm (consumers)

DoubleTree by Hilton Wichita Airport

Emerald Ballroom

2098 Airport Road, Wichita, KS 67209

Thurs., June 29

1:30-3:30 pm (providers)

6:00-8:00 pm (consumers)

Pittsburg State University

Overman Student Center, Ballroom A

302 E Cleveland, Pittsburg, KS 66762


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