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KanCare requesting household information from beneficiaries

State collecting data to meet federal eligibility requirements

The State of Kansas Medicaid program, KanCare, is collecting important household information from beneficiaries to meet new federal eligibility guidelines mandated by the Affordable Care Act. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment began today mailing the instructions and a data collection form in a letter envelope to about 130,000 KanCare households of beneficiaries who are parents with children and pregnant women. This mailing is not being sent to elderly and disabled KanCare beneficiaries.
The federal eligibility rules beginning Oct. 1 change the type of information the states need when determining Medicaid coverage for their residents. Currently, the State ...

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