Medicaid Inspector General Issues Report on HCBS Waiver Program

Kansas Medicaid Inspector General Steven D. Anderson today released a report examining the Kansas Medicaid program, concluding that the agency responsible for administering the home and community based services (HCBS) program lacks an effective system for tracking the redetermination of beneficiaries in the HCBS program.

Kansas Missing Kids

“This week’s Kansas Missing kids are 17 Year old Maria Pascual-Pascual from Wichita, KS; 15 year old Michael Dibble from Kansas City, Kansas; 16 year old Faith Hoppens  from Topeka, Kansas; and now 51 year old Randy Leach from Linwood, Kansas.”

Rep. Mann Hosting Town Hall Meetings Across Big First District

“A fifth generation Kansan, Congressman Mann was elected to the 117th Congress of the United States House of Representatives in 2020 and serves the “Big First” District of Kansas.  Congressman Mann proudly serves on the House Agriculture and House Veterans Affairs Committees.”

Kansas Governor’s Repeat Veto of Short-Term Health Plan Bill Protects Patients

“The American Heart Association is thankful for Governor Kelly’s commitment to vetoing these junk plans and supporting policy that will provide access to quality healthcare, such as KanCare Expansion. STLDPs are meant to fill gaps in coverage. Extending these plans comes with too much risk for Kansas families faced with unexpected emergencies such as heart attack or stroke, leaving them with high out of pocket costs and emotional and financial stress,” said Nancy Holland, Kansas State Advocacy Committee Vice-Chair, American Heart Association.”