Bryan Thompson

Lower Cost & Better Care: Can KanCare Deliver? - Part 5

KanCare Series-title onlyKansas Governor Sam Brownback (left) and Lieutenant-Governor Jeff Colyer (right)Now that KanCare is in effect, Kansans who rely on Medicaid are depending on private insurance companies to pay for their care. Will these companies live up to their contractual obligations? As we wrap up our series on KanCare, Kansas Public Radio’s Bryan Thompson takes a closer look at those contracts.

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State of Kansas - KanCare homepage

KanCare contracts - executive summary

CMS letter approving KanCare 1115 waiver

Special Terms and Conditions for KanCare Waiver

Public comments on KanCare

KHI News - Governor Announces KanCare Approval by Feds

KHI News - Groups Call for KanCare Delay

Full coverage of KanCare by KHI News

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