Medicaid Expansion2022-05-19T17:38:43+00:00

Help the Low-Income Uninsured Gain Health Care Coverage Through Medicaid Expansion

The Kansas City Medical Society and the Kansas City Medical Society Foundation support Medicaid expansion in Kansas and Missouri.

Missouri

As of October 1, Missouri is now processing applications from individual adults who are newly eligible for Medicaid under the expansion guidelines. See these informative FAQs from the Missouri Department of Social Services to help with enrollment and benefit-related questions you and your patients may have.

FAQ for PROVIDERS

FAQ for PATIENTS

Medicaid enrollment assistance is available through Cover Missouri at the following Kansas City locations:

  • KC Care Health Center, 3515 Broadway 64111 or 2340 E. Meyer Blvd. 64132, 816-753-5144, ext. 1380
  • Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center, 2121 Summit St. 64118, 816-889-1917; or 825 Euclid Ave. 64124, 816-889-4634
  • Homeroom Health, 1106 E. 30th St. 64109, 816-753-5144, ext. 1380

Kansas

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly has made Medicaid Expansion a priority in 2022.  Two bills were presented: HB 2675 and SB 472, proposing expansion of KanCare, the state’s Medicaid program. These bills come on the heels of polling that shows that nearly 8 out of 10 Kansas voters support KanCare Expansion.



Webinar Series

To help keep you informed about expansion, tune in to our Medicaid Expansion Update webinar series. Our next webinar will be Thursday, April 21, from 12 to 1 p.m. The topic will be “Let’s Talk KanCare; What every Kansan should know about Medicaid expansion.”  Learn more and register. See a list of webinars presented so far and links to recordings.

If you are not already on our Medicaid expansion supporter email list, you can enroll as a supporter and receive regular updates on the progress of advocacy in Kansas and implementation in Missouri.

 


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