Kansas Department of Health & Environment

Kansas Family Medical Assistance

Manual (KFMAM)

Eligibility Policy - 5/16/2022

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01100 Health Benefit Programs - Several health benefit programs are provided to low-income Kansans to help cover the cost of health care.

1101 Medicaid - The Medicaid program is a joint federal/state-funded program that covers a majority of low-income persons in the State including children and pregnant women. Policies for family related medical coverage are in this manual while polices for other medical programs are located in the KDHE Medical-KEESM Manual.

1102 Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) - The CHIP program is based on a federal block grant program and is intended to serve children under the age of 19 who are uninsured and who are not otherwise eligible for Medicaid.

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