KanCare

Healthcare
8:00 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Affordable Care Act Update: Kansas and Texas

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In Kansas, The Kansas Health Institute recently reported that more than 10,000 Kansans applied or Medicaid or CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program) in January.  That is an increase of 20% over the monthly average since the Affordable Care Act’s insurance marketplace was launched.

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Healthcare
8:00 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

Nursing Home Struggles with KanCare Payment Issues

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Kevin Unrein, chief executive and co-owner of Lakepoint Corporate, a company that operates three Kansas nursing homes, said there is something he would like state policymakers to know about KanCare in a recent Kansas Institute of Health article.

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Healthcare
8:00 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

KanCare After Nine Months: How It’s Working in SW Kansas

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Nine months into the Kansas Medicaid makeover, health care providers are struggling with KanCare reported the Kansas Health Initiative

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Healthcare
8:01 pm
Sun July 28, 2013

Next up for KanCare: Health Home Model for Mentally Ill

KanCare is the commercially run managed care version of the Kansas Medicaid program.  The next step in program implementation according to the Kansas Health Institute is to begin a health home model for the state’s 36,000 mentally ill.

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