Kansas Medicaid

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A definition of Medicaid in Kansas*

"Medicaid is a federal-state program that provides health and long-term care services to people with low-incomes. All states currently participate in the Medicaid program and federal matching funds are available for the costs of these services. As a condition of state participation, each state must agree to cover certain populations and provide certain services (Fig. 1). KHPA (Kansas Health Policy Authority) is directly responsible for the purchase of health care services funded through the Medicaid program, while the Department on Aging and the Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services are responsible for administering long-term care services and mental health services." *source: Kansas Health Policy Authority, Topeka, KS 66612

The Kansas, State Children’s Health Insurance Program, or SCHIP:

"SCHIP provides health care coverage for low-income children living in families with incomes that exceed Medicaid limits. The federal government provides approximately 72 percent of the cost of SCHIP and the State contributes the remaining 28 percent, as well as any excess spent above the federal allotment. Unlike Medicaid, SCHIP is not open-ended; states are awarded yearly allotments. Kansas provides low-cost health insurance coverage to children who are under the age of 19, do not qualify for Medicaid, have family incomes under the 200 percent of the federal poverty level, and are not eligible for state employee health insurance and are not covered by private health insurance."

The Kansas MediKan program:

"The MediKan health program covers adults with disabilities who do not qualify for Medicaid, but are eligible for services under the State’s General Assistance program. MediKan provides limited benefits to adults whose applications for federal disability are being reviewed by the Social Security Administration. Health benefits include the provision of medical care in acute situations and during catastrophic illness. Overall, the scope of services covered by MediKan is similar to that covered by Medicaid, but a number of restrictions and limitations apply."

source: Kansas Health Policy Authority, Topeka, KS 66612

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Medicaid in Kansas: How It Works; An Introduction to Kansas Medicaid

 

Kansas Medicaid Eligibility

 

Kansas Medicaid Citizenship Requirements

 

Applying for Kansas Medicaid

 

Kansas Medicaid Offices

 

Find Kansas Medicaid Physicians, Doctors

 

Children's Medicaid: Health Programs for Children: CHIP: Kansas HealthWave

 

Kansas Medicaid Benefits and Coverage: Medicaid Services

 

Kansas Medicaid Managed Care, HMO

 

Medicaid Prescription Drugs; Preferred Drug List (Revised 2010-09-28)

 

Kansas Medicaid Dental Services; Dentist

 

Kansas Medicaid and Nursing Homes, Assisted Living, Long Term Care

 

Kansas Medicare / Medicaid Dual Eligibles - Medicaid for people who are on Medicare

 

Kansas Medicaid Waiver Programs



 

Report Medicaid Fraud in Kansas


 

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