Kansas Department of Health & Environment

Kansas Family Medical Assistance

Manual (KFMAM)

Eligibility Policy - 10/16/2021

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1406 Universal Access - An individual or family can apply for medical assistance at either a DCF office or the KanCare Clearinghouse. DCF accepts these applications but does not process them. Applications are gathered and transferred to the KanCare Clearinghouse several times a week. The DCF Service Center where the application is filed shall inform the consumer about the transfer to the KanCare Clearinghouse. The application date is not based on when the application is received by DCF. See 1403.

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