State Medicaid director leaving for private sector


State Medicaid Director Adam Proffitt is leaving the state health department after a little more than two years at the agency.

Proffitt said his last day at the Kansas Department of Health and Environment will be June 5.

He is leaving to become operations finance manager for Amazon in the Kansas City area.

Proffitt had been at KDHE since December 2017 when he went to work as director of finance and informatics for KDHE's Division of Health Care Finance.

He became state Medicaid director in 2019 and had been one of the key players in the state's debate . . .


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