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:
• September 23, 2013 Hays — Robbins Center, Fort Hays State University One Tiger Place, Hays, Kansas 67601 1-3 p.m. providers; 4-6 p.m. consumers
• September 24, 2013 Wichita — WSU Metroplex 5015 East 29th Street North, Wichita, KS 67220 1-3 p.m. providers; 4-6 p.m. consumers
• September 25, 2013 Parsons — Parsons High School 3030 Morton Ave, Parsons, KS 67357 1-3 p.m. providers; 4-6 p.m. consumers
• September 26, 2013 Olathe — Olathe City Hall 100 E Santa Fe St, Olathe, KS 66061 12-2 p.m. providers; 3-5 p.m. consumers
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.