Important Medicaid Program Meeting coming to Hays

Kansas Department on AgingThe Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services has scheduled a meeting, in Hays to answer questions about the overhaul of the state’s Medicaid Program.

Kansas officials will hold the first of four meetings next week at Fort Hays State University.

The meetings are intended for physically and developmentally disabled Kansans, their families and groups that provided services. The sessions will give those parties a chance to ask questions about the overhaul.

The meeting at Fort Hays State is Monday the 23rd. Officials also have meetings schedule for Sept. 24 at Wichita State University, Sept. 25 at Parsons High School and Sept. 26 at Olathe City Hall.

Kansas has already turned over most of its $3 billion-a-year Medicaid program to three private health insurance companies. But in-home services for the disabled won’t be included until January.