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Publications iconKansas Register

Volume 41 - Issue 31 - August 4, 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 submitting a rescission to a Disaster Recovery SPA, regarding the authority granted to allow for two Presumptive Eligibility (PE) periods during a twelve-month period. The agency rescinds the elections at B.1, B.2, and B.3 of section 7.4 (approved on May 11, 2020 in SPA Number KS-20-0012) of the state plan. This will revert the state back to the practice of one PE period for parents or caretaker relatives, children, former foster care children, and one presumptive eligibility period per pregnancy per a 12 month period; remove the state as a qualified entity; and eliminate the ability for qualified providers to determine eligibility for Parents/Caretaker Relatives and Former Foster Care Children.

The proposed effective date for the State Plan Amendment (SPA) is July 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 September 6, 2022.

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

Sarah Fertig
State Medicaid Director

Doc. No. 050399