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Reimbursement Issues Spur Talk of "KanCare Fix"

Dennis Cooley, a Topeka pediatrician, says dealing with three KanCare insurance companies, each with its own set of rules, has created administrative burdens for his staff. (photo credit: Jim McLean, Kansas News Service)

When it comes to caring for Medicaid patients in Kansas, one thing is key for providers: getting paid. But since the state privatized its Medicaid program, that’s been more difficult. Jim McLean of the Kansas News Service has the story. 

Before providers can think about billing, patients have to have coverage. You can find the Kansas News Service story about challenges with the KanCare application process for long-term care coverage elsewhere on our website.

Reporter Jim McLean:

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