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Implementing Medicaid managed care in Kansas

Jocelyn M. Johnston

Implementing Medicaid managed care in Kansas

politics, economics and contracting

by Jocelyn M. Johnston

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Published by Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government in Albany, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kansas.
    • Subjects:
    • Medicaid -- Kansas.,
    • Managed care plans (Medical care) -- Kansas.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJocelyn M. Johnston.
      SeriesCase studies in Medicaid managed care
      ContributionsNelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government., Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (U.S.). Conference.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA412.45.K2 J647 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 23 p. (411 State St., Albany 12203-1003) ;
      Number of Pages12203
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6832883M
      ISBN 100914341790
      LC Control Number00326943
      OCLC/WorldCa44121113

        Extending Medicaid coverage to postpartum women beyond 60 days is emerging as a key state strategy to address the maternal mortality crisis. This interactive map and chart summarize proposed and approved legislation since , Medicaid waivers, financial estimates, and other initiatives designed to extend coverage during the postpartum period. Discover the best Medicaid & Medicare in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. and How to Optimize Your Healthcare at the Lowest Possible Cost (“Avoid the Traps” Series, Book 2) (Volume 2) Mr. Rick Mortimer. out of 5 stars Essentials of Managed Health Care (Essentials of Managed Care.

      The Centene story began in as a single nonprofit Medicaid health plan operating in the basement of a Milwaukee, Wisconsin, hospital. Today, Centene is the largest Medicaid managed care organization in the country, and a leader in California, Florida, New York and Texas, four of the largest Medicaid states.   Through ongoing monitoring of State Medicaid Agency financial claiming, state survey agencies, Managed Care Plans, Medicare claims processing contractors and peer review organizations, the ROs are the Agency's front line in monitoring the implementation of CMS policies and regulations.

        A “sleeper” provision when Congress created Medicare in to cover health care for seniors, Medicaid now provides coverage to nearly 1 in 4 .   For example, a survey of Medicaid enrollees with disabilities—administered within 8 months of the Kansas Medicaid transition to managed care—found that 46% of respondents experienced at.


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Implementing Medicaid managed care in Kansas by Jocelyn M. Johnston Download PDF EPUB FB2

In compliance with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Medicaid Managed Care Final Rule Implementing Medicaid managed care in Kansas book, all KanCare network providers will be required to enroll with KMAP. This requirement is regulated by Title 42 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) (b)(1).

Additionally, Kansas contracts with three Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) to coordinate health care for nearly all Medicaid beneficiaries. The MCOs are Amerigroup of Kansas, Inc., Sunflower State Health Plan, and UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Kansas.

Each Medicaid consumer in the state is enrolled with one of the KanCare health plans. On average, aboutKansas are enrolled in these programs each month. Health services are purchased through either a managed care model or a fee-for-service model. The KanCare program is the State of Kansas’ managed care program.

KanCare is provided to all Medicaid. KanCare is a managed care Medicaid program which serves the State of Kansas through a coordinated approach. The State determined that contracting with multiple managed care organizations (MCOs) will result in the provision of efficient and effective health care services toFile Size: 2MB.

Kansas Medical Assistance Program • Bulletins • Manuals • Forms. Customer Service • • a.m. - p.m. Monday - Friday. Managed Care Rule Provider Enrollment. Due to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) (b)(1), all KanCare managed care .Implementation of managed care system to provide medicaid services; contracts; areas of state selected for implementation; waivers; managed care implementation committee; reports; managed care project at university of Kansas medical center terminated.

(a) Subject to applicable federal guidelines and regulations, the provisions of appropriations acts and the provisions of this. KanCare is the program through which the State of Kansas administers Medicaid.

Launched in January,KanCare is delivering whole-person, integrated care to more thanpeople across the state. Kansas has contracted with three health plans, or managed care organizations (MCOs), to coordinate health care for all people enrolled in. Medicaid Data Reports.

This section is designed to provide you with quick and easy access to a wide variety of information, reports, and data. We include reports that monitor the trends of medical assistance expenditures and population groups within Kansas, the Medical Assistance Report (a public summary that tracks the medical expenses of all Division of Health Care Finance Medical Plans.

Kansas Department of Health and Environment @ TOPEKA – Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Secretary Jeff Andersen and State Medicaid Director Jon Hamdorf are pleased to announce the selection of three managed care organizations (MCOs) that will serve the Kansas Medicaid program, known as KanCare.

KanCare, Kansas’ statewide mandatory Medicaid managed care program, was implemented on January 1,under authority of a waiver through Section of the Social Security Act. The initial demonstration was approved for five years, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved a one-year extension on Octo   This slowing of managed care spending growth, down from a peak of percent in FFYis due in large part to fewer additional states expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as well as fewer states implementing Medicaid managed long-term care (MLTC) programs than in.

Kansas Family Medical Assistance Manual (KFMAM) Eligibility Policy - 8/7/ Administrative Information. Health Benefit Programs - Several health benefit programs are provided to low income Kansans to help cover the cost of health care.

Medicaid - The Medicaid program is a joint federal/state-funded program that covers a majority of low income persons in the State. Every state’s Medicaid and CHIP program is changing and improving – most states are expanding coverage for low-income adults; all states are modernizing their Medicaid/CHIP eligibility, enrollment and renewal processes and systems, and taking advantage of many of the new flexibilities provided by the Affordable Care Act.

Finally, states are coordinating the application and enrollment. In Iowa, managed care was rolled out very quickly, and in the presenter’s view, too quickly. In addition, the implementation did not anticipate problems.

Iowa, through the Governor’s office, was able to implement managed care without legislative or stakeholder input which certainly heightened anxiety over the speed of the process.

Foster care children, including former foster care children up to 26 years old who were on Medicaid on their 18th birthday; Institutionalized individuals in adult homes run by the Local Department of Social Services (LDSS) or the Office of Minority Health (OMH) Residential Care.

This diagram has been modified from a similar one published by the Center for Health Care Strategies in the brief Implementing Health Homes in a Risk-Based Medicaid Managed Care Delivery System by Dianne Hasselman and Deborah Bachrach (June ) > Kansas Foundation for Medical Care (KFMC) 11/19/ Becoming a Health Home Partner.

- Implementation of managed care system to provide medicaid services; contracts; areas of state selected for implementation; waivers; managed care implementation committee; reports; managed care project at university of Kansas medical center terminated.

- Definitions. - Drug utilization review program. This section provides the Secretary of Health and Human Services authority to grant waivers that allow States to implement managed care delivery systems or limit individuals' choice of provider under Medicaid.

States can implement managed care in their Medicaid programs under multiple federal authorities (Box 1). The Social Security Act allows states to mandate managed care enrollment and to waive certain other federal Medicaid requirements through a program waiver, a demonstration waiver, or a state plan amendment, which have different features.

NASHP will continue to monitor implementation of the Medicaid managed care regulations at the federal and state level. Due to the upcoming change in presidential administration, full implementation of the managed care rule could be impacted by action at the federal level.

While the Medicaid managed care rules were finalized before this cut. The state of Kansas implemented statewide Medicaid managed care, known as KanCare, in January Beneficiaries were auto-assigned to one of three for-profit managed care organizations (MCOs), with the option to change to one of the others if desired.

10, 11 KanCare includes the adult disabled population and all HCBS waiver participants. Federal Medicaid law was changed effective July 1, to restrict the use of Medicaid provider taxes on managed care organizations such as HMOs.

6 .The meeting focused significantly on Medicaid managed care, including a panel discussion on the implementation of KanCare.

Topeka was the first of four cities NCD plans to visit to gather information about Medicaid managed care, particularly as it relates to people with disabilities.