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Publications iconKansas Register

Volume 41 - Issue 8 - February 24, 2022

State of Kansas

Department of Health and Environment
Division of Health Care Finance

Public Notice

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Division of Health Care Finance (KDHE-DHCF) is amending the Kansas Medicaid State Plan. In response to the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA), the state is adding to the Alternative Benefit Plan (ABP) the new mandatory benefit to cover routine patient costs for services furnished in connection with participation in qualifying clinical trials. The state assures that as outlined in 42 CFR §440.345, EPSDT services will continue to be available to all eligible ABP beneficiaries.

The effective date for the state plan amendment (SPA) is January 1, 2022.

Service Only
Estimated Federal
Financial Participation
FFY 2022 $ 0
FFY 2023 $ 0

To request a copy of the proposed SPA, to submit a comment, or to review comments, please contact William C. Stelzner by email at or by mail at:

William C. Stelzner
Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Division of Health Care Finance
900 SW Jackson, Room 900N
Topeka, KS 66612

The last day for public comment is March 28, 2022.

Draft copies of the proposed SPA may also be found at a Local Health Department (LHD).

Sarah Fertig
State Medicaid Director

Doc. No. 049866