The KanCare program is the State of Kansas' Medicaid managed care program, which is provided to all Medicaid and CHIP consumers. Kansas has contracted with three health plans, or managed care organizations (MCOs), to coordinate health care for nearly all beneficiaries. The KanCare program begain in January 2013. The Kansas Hospital Association is dedicated to assisting Kansas hospitals with the implementation of KanCare by providing resources and on-going information regarding the program. If you have questions, contact Tish Hollingsworth.
(888) 821-1108 (press 3)
Aetna - effective 1-1-2019(more information coming soon)
The three selected three health plans, or managed care organizations listed above will partner with subcontracted organizations to help in providing certain sets of services. KanCare health plans are required to offer all current Medicaid services to beneficiaries who are enrolled in their plans. Additionally, as part of the KanCare program, each of the health plans will offer some extra (value-added) services to consumers at no cost to the State.
Click here for a current list of membersOpen and Closed Action Items 10-13-17
November 2016 Report Brief -
Understanding KanCare's continuing challenges and how these challenges
impact the program's ability to meet its original rational and
November 2016 Full Report -
KHA, KMS and KAMU engaged Leavitt Partners to evaluate the current
health care delivery systems, how those delivery systems can be
improved, and how they can be leveraged to improve the health and
quality of life for Kansas residents.