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New Allegations of KanCare Fraud

Former executive alleges misconduct by Kansas Medicaid contractor

Topeka Capital Journal
October 28, 2014

A former insurance company executive involved in Kansas’ privatized Medicaid program filed a wrongful-termination lawsuit alleging retaliation by management for objecting to potentially unethical or illegal maneuvers to improve company revenue, documents said Tuesday.

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Sedgwick County Arc Warns of Threats to TCM Services

From Arc of Sedgwick County Newsletter, October 6, 2014.

Threats to Targeted Case Management Services     

There are several issues that are facing Targeted Case Management (TCM) Services in Kansas for our families receiving Intellectual and Developmental Disability (I/DD) services. When the state shared that they have heard our families and have assured them that they can keep their case manager, they didn’t share that they would cut the rate of Targeted Case Management to a level that will make it almost impossible for agencies to continue to provide the services. Continue reading

Call for Special Committee to Vet KanCare Contracting

From the Kansas Health Institute, September 29, 2014

Democrats call for special committee to vet KanCare 

By Andy Marso
KHI News Service
Sept. 29, 2014
TOPEKA — The top Democrats on the KanCare Oversight Committee on Monday called for a separate committee to be appointed to study whether any legal or ethical boundaries were crossed when Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration contracted with three managed care organizations to privatize Medicaid.
Rep. Jim Ward, D-Wichita, and Sen. Laura Kelly, D-Topeka, said the request was spurred by the months-old news of FBI agents interviewing Capitol denizens for information on allegations of corruption within the administration. Continue reading