UPDATED: Aetna making progress to comply with KanCare obligations


(Updated to include company comments from Tuesday afternoon)

A top state regulator said Tuesday that Aetna is moving to comply with its obligations under the state's privatized Medicaid program after it was warned it could lose its contract.

"We're happy with where things are going, but we know there's still a lot of work to be done," said Adam Proffitt, the state's Medicaid director.

Proffitt's comments came Tuesday morning as he addressed the legislative panel that oversees the state's Medicaid program known as KanCare.

Last summer, the state health department SSJ

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