TOPEKA – (November 15, 2019) – Kansas Medicaid Inspector General Sarah Fertig today released two new reports ahead of Monday’s scheduled meeting of the Robert G. (Bob) Bethell Joint Committee on Home and Community Based Services and KanCare Oversight. The first report is a performance audit report examining whether the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has efficient systems in place to timely and appropriately discontinue Medicaid eligibility when a beneficiary enters a state prison. The inspector general reviewed all admissions to the Topeka Correctional Facility during fiscal year 2019 and examined how admissions of Medicaid beneficiaries were handled. That review found: In 176 of 230 cases in which a person admitted to prison...
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Medicaid Inspector General issues two new reports