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.

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Eligibility Requirements

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:

  • Pregnant
  • Be responsible for a child 18 years of age or younger
  • Blind
  • 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)
1 $31,814
2 $43,028
3 $54,242
4 $65,456
5 $76,669
6 $87,883
7 $99,097
8 $110,311

*For households with more than eight people, add $11,214 per additional person.

Available Services Include:

Doctor’s office visitsDental care
Vaccines and check-upsTransportation to medical appointments
Hospital servicesHome and community-based services
Blood work and lab servicesNursing facility services
Pharmacy and prescription drugsHeart and lung transplants for adults
Eye doctor visitsWeight-loss surgery
Behavioral health servicesValue-added services


Kansas Medicaid does not charge copayments or out-of-pocket cost sharing.