KanCare contracts still under review after scheduled award date passes


The April 12 date set for awarding the new Medicaid contracts has come and gone without any announcement of who will get to provide health coverage and services for roughly a half-million Kansans.

There was some anticipation at the Kansas statehouse that the contracts would be awarded last Friday as previously indicated to lawmakers.

But there was no announcement, and many are still wondering about the state's next step.

A spokesperson for the Kansas Department of Health and Environment said Wednesday in an email that the requests for proposals from seven bidders were still being reviewed. The Sunflower . . .


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