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


Sen. Richard Hilderbrand, Vice-chairperson  
Sen. Renee Erickson
Sen. Beverly Gossage
Sen. Pat Pettey
Sen. Mark Steffen
Rep. Brenda Landwehr, Chairperson
Rep. Barbara Ballard
Rep. Will Carpenter
Rep. Susan Concannon
Rep. Megan Lynn
Rep. Susan Ruiz
Kansas Legislative Research Dept. Office of Revisor of Statutes
Iraida Orr
Connor Stangler
Megan Leopold
Eileen Ma
Scott Abbott
Jessie Pringle
Carly Humes
Committee Assistant

David Long


KSA 2020 Supp. 39-7,160 directs the Joint Committee to oversee long-term care services, including home and community based services (HCBS). The Joint 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. Further, the Joint 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