FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 13, 2013

KDHE Office of Communications
communications@kdheks.gov, 785-296-0461


KanCare Educational Activities for Intellectual and Developmental Disability HCBS Inclusion

UPDATED WITH LOCATIONS AND TIMES

TOPEKA -This month, the State of Kansas will begin a series of educational meetings focused on informing stakeholders in the Intellectual and Developmental Disability Home and Community Based Service waiver. This educational tour will take place in four cities across Kansas from September 23-26.

Consumers and their families and friends, targeted case managers, and services providers are all urged to attend.

This educational tour will be dedicated to helping KanCare members and providers of long-term intellectual and developmental disability services with questions they have regarding the upcoming full inclusion into KanCare on January 1, 2014. Representatives of the three KanCare Managed Care Organization (MCOs) will be in attendance.

Meeting locations are:

Any person with a disability may request accommodations, such as Braille or an interpreter, in order to participate in a meeting; however, transportation is not provided. Requests for this accommodation should be made by noon September 17, 2013, by emailing KanCare@kdheks.gov or by calling Rita Haverkamp at (785) 296-5107.