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Technology Assisted Waiver Renewal Public Comment Period

On August 1, 2013, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS) a five-year Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Technology Assisted Waiver under the authority of 1915 (c) of the Social Security Act.

This waiver is now up for renewal on August 1, 2018.

You are invited to provide public comment on the TA Waiver Renewal at two upcoming forums hosted by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS). Each session will offer an overview of the Waiver and feedback opportunities. Please join us by phone or in person at one of these forums:

In Person:

By Phone:

March 13 6:30-7:30

March 14 6:30-7:30

K-State Olathe
22201 W. Innovation Drive Olathe, KS
Great Plains B (Room 145B)

Phone Number: 877-400-9499
Participant Code: 1769231304

The full public comment period for the TA Waiver Renewal is March 1 – March 31, 2018. You can provide public comment to KDADS anytime throughout the comment period.  If you are not able to attend one of these meetings, you can provide your comments or request a copy of the waiver by email to: Michele.Heydon@ks.gov.  

Or by writing to:

 Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services
Attn: Michele Heydon, TA Waiver Program Manager
503 S. Kansas Avenue
Topeka, KS 66603

ADA & Language Accommodations:

Any individual with a disability or language translation need may request accommodations for any session. Please make requests no later than March 6, 2018 at 785-296-0935 or email Michele.Heydon@ks.gov.

HCBS Draft Policies

Please send questions and comments about draft policies to KDADS via email. Please put the title of the policy followed by Question/Comment in the subject line of the email to ensure it is reviewed.

***Please see the Draft Policy Walk Through to address questions on viewing draft policies below***

If there are no policies listed in the Draft Policies section there are currently no policies up for review at this time.

HCBS Final Policies

Informational Memos