Kansas Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer was the featured speaker Thursday at a forum in Overland Park, aimed at building support for the administration's effort to remake the Kansas Medicaid program.
The past couple of years Kansas has done a good job of providing health insurance for children.
Friday is your last chance to post comments online for federal health officials to consider in their decision on privatization of the Kansas Medicaid program.
Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration resubmitted a Medicaid waiver proposal to the federal government after the first proposal needed to be withdrawn.
The state needs the waiver in order to use federal Medicaid dollars for the Brownback administration’s managed care plan, called KanCare.
State officials withdrew a proposal that was submitted April 26 after realizing that they had not notified Haskell Health Center in Lawrence and the White Cloud Health Station.
It’s a little bit later than planned, but the State of Kansas has resubmitted its request for federal authority to overhaul the state’s Medicaid program.