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Volume 40 - Issue 36 - September 9, 2021

State of Kansas

Department of Health and Environment
Division of Health Care Finance

Public Notice

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Division of Health Care Finance (KDHE-DHCF) is amending the Kansas Medicaid State Plan to increase the reimbursement rate for Speech Therapy Evaluation and Treatment to 75% of the Medicare rate. The rate will be adjusted on January 1 of each following year to maintain the 75% of the Medicare rate.

The proposed effective date for the state plan amendment (SPA) is October 1, 2021.

Fee-For-
Service Only
Estimated Federal
Financial Participation
FFY 2022 $ 155,875
FFY 2023 $ 127,773

To request a copy of the proposed SPA, to submit a comment, or to review comments, please contact William C. Stelzner by email at william.stelzner@ks.gov, or by mail at:

William C. Stelzner
Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Division of Health Care Finance
900 SW Jackson, Room 900N
Topeka, KS 66612.

The last day for public comment is October 11, 2021.

Draft copies of the proposed SPA may also be found at a Local Health Department (LHD).

Sarah Fertig
State Medicaid Director

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