Kansas Department of Health & Environment

Kansas Family Medical Assistance

Manual (KFMAM)


Eligibility Policy - 8/21/2019

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1224 Disclosure of Information to Client - Information entered in the case record is to be made available to the client upon request, for inspection at a time mutually agreeable to the agency and the client, except as set forth below.

1224.01 Information Provided by Other Agency Programs - Information provided by other agency programs is not to be made available to the client unless the respective program regulations authorize such disclosure. This includes programs such as Prevention and Protection Services, Rehabilitation Services, Food Assistance, and Cash Assistance that are managed by DCF and Substance Abuse, Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities that are managed by KDADS.

1224.02 Medical and Psychiatric Reports - Medical and psychiatric reports are not to be made available to the client unless signed, written consent is obtained from the medical practitioner who rendered such report.

1224.03 Names and Addresses of Complainants - The names and addresses of complainants are not to be made available to the client.

1224.04 Investigative Reports - Investigative reports concerning welfare fraud or other types of overpayments are not to be made available to the client during the course of the investigation or during the time period in which the case has been referred for legal action unless the Fraud Unit, Legal Division or the prosecuting attorney to whom the case has been referred for legal action authorizes such disclosure.

NOTE: With the exception of 1224.03, all documents and records to be used by the agency at a fair hearing are to be made available, upon request, to the appellant or his representative for inspection and/or copying at a reasonable time mutually agreeable to the agency and the client or his representative prior to the date of the hearing.

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