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Posted on: October 7, 2022

Notice of Public Meetings in Central and Eastern Kansas for Future Authority of KanCare

For Immediate Release

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is holding a series of virtual and in-person public meetings to allow KanCare participants and stakeholders to discuss and provide comments on the program. KanCare beneficiaries and the public are encouraged to attend to learn more about the 1115 Waiver. Under the 1115 Waiver, states can test new or existing approaches to financing and delivering Medicaid and CHIP. 

The authority of KanCare is outlined by the Waiver, which also details KanCare’s responsibilities.  

Information about the authority of KanCare is available for public review at the KanCare website

KDHE staff will review the following topics: 

  • 1115 Waiver in Kansas 
    • Considerations for change 
    • Options for change 
    • Outcomes of change 
  • Small Group Discussion 
  • Open Question and Comment 

These meetings will be held virtually: 


Tuesday, October 11, 2022                                                  

1 – 3 p.m. | Registration link              
6 – 8 p.m. | Registration link                                      


Wednesday, October 12, 2022                                                  

1 – 3 p.m. | Registration link                                                                                                    
6 – 8 p.m. | Registration link                                              


Thursday, October 13, 2022 | Payor Meeting                                                  

4 – 6 p.m. | Registration link      

 

These meetings will be held in-person:                                        


Monday, October 17, 2022                                                  

1 – 3 p.m. & 6 – 8 p.m. 

1717 SW Topeka Blvd.  
Hotel Topeka at City Center  
Topeka, Kansas 66612 

Tuesday, October 18, 2022                                                  

1 – 3 p.m. & 6 – 8 p.m. 

Hilton Garden Inn 
221 W 43rd St. 
Hays, Kansas 67601 

Tuesday, October 18, 2022                                                  

1 – 3 p.m. & 6 – 8 p.m. 

Kansas City Kansas Community College 
6565 State Avenue 
Kansas City, Kansas 66102 

Wednesday, October 19, 2022                                                  

1 – 3 p.m. & 6 – 8 p.m. 

Holiday Inn Express  
4011 Parkview Dr. 
Pittsburg, Kansas 66762  

Wednesday, October 19, 2022                                                  

1 – 3 p.m. & 6 – 8 p.m. 

WSU MetroPlex 
5015 E. 29th St. North 
Wichita, Kansas 67220 

Written comments about KanCare renewal may be sent to this email address.   For more information about KanCare, visit  KanCare.KS.gov.  

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