Kansas Medicaid (KanCare)Updated April 9, 2021 Medicaid
Kansas Medicaid, also referred to as KanCare or the Kansas Medical Assistance Program (KMAP), is a jointly-funded state and federal government program that pays for medically necessary services.
Medicaid pays for medical services for children and their caretakers, pregnant women, and persons who are disabled, blind, or 65 years of age or older.
|Apply Online||Apply for KanCare|
|Appeal a Denial||Appeals and Fair Hearings|
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To be eligible for Kansas Medicaid, you must be a resident of the state of Kansas, a U.S. national, citizen, permanent resident, or legal alien, in need of health care/insurance assistance, whose financial situation would be characterized as low income or very low income.
You must also be one of the following:
- Be responsible for a child 18 years of age or younger
- Have a disability or a family member in your household with a disability
- Be 65 years of age or older
Annual Household Income Limits (before taxes)
|Household Size*||Maximum Income Level (Per Year)|
*For households with more than eight people, add $11,214 per additional person.
Available Services Include:
|Doctor’s office visits||Dental care|
|Vaccines and check-ups||Transportation to medical appointments|
|Hospital services||Home and community-based services|
|Blood work and lab services||Nursing facility services|
|Pharmacy and prescription drugs||Heart and lung transplants for adults|
|Eye doctor visits||Weight-loss surgery|
|Behavioral health services||Value-added services|
Kansas Medicaid does not charge copayments or out-of-pocket cost sharing.