State of Kansas Awards Medicaid Contracts to Three Managed Care Companies
Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Secretary Jeff Andersen and State Medicaid Director Jon Hamdorf announced on Friday, June 22 the selection of three managed care organizations (MCOs) that will serve the Kansas Medicaid program, known as KanCare. The contracts include one new organization and two current KanCare companies.
The companies include:
• Sunflower State Health Plan, Inc.
• United Healthcare, Midwest Inc.
• Aetna Better Health of Kansas, Inc.
The MCOs were selected from a pool of six candidates, which submitted bids during a Request for Proposal (RFP) process that concluded on June 21, when the winning bidders signed their contracts with the State of Kansas, through the Kansas Department of Administration.