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2020 Robert G. (Bob) Bethell Joint Committee on Home and Community Based Services and Kancare Oversight

Agenda/Minutes  • Report

Senator Gene Suellentrop, Vice-chairperson
Senator Ed Berger
Senator Bud Estes
Senator Richard Hilderbrand
Senator Pat Pettey
Representative Brenda Landwehr, Chairperson
Representative Barbara Ballard
Representative John Barker
Representative Will Carpenter
Representative Susan Concannon
Representative Monica Murnan
Kansas Legislative Research Dept. Office of Revisor of Statutes
Iraida Orr
Marisa Bayless
Megan Leopold
Eileen Ma
Scott Abbott
Kyle Hamilton
Committee Assistant
David Long


Oversee Long-term Care Services and KanCare

KSA 2019 Supp. 39-7,160 directs the Committee to oversee long-term care services, including home and community based services (HCBS). The Committee is to oversee the savings resulting from the transfer of individuals from state or private institutions to HCBS and to ensure that any proceeds resulting from the successful transfer be applied to the system for the provision of services for long-term care system. Further, the Committee is to oversee the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), the Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), and the state Medicaid program (KanCare), and monitor and study the implementation and operations of these programs including, but not limited to, access to and quality of services provided and any financial information and budgetary issues.

Approved Meeting Days: 4 days

Committee Archive:

Kansas Legislative Research Department - Room 68-W State Capitol Building, 300 SW 10th Avenue, Topeka, Kansas 66612-1504 -- Phone (785) 296-3181 -- kslegres@klrd.ks.gov