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KanCare enrollment begins while Amerigroup contract pending


October 3, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Enrollment has begun for Kansas' privatized Medicaid program, leaving 125,000 residents covered by Amerigroup uncertain as the provider sues the state over its contract.

Kansas residents who receive Medicaid services through Amerigroup can begin choosing a new plan for 2019 this month, the Kansas City Star reported. It's unclear whether residents currently covered by Amerigroup will have an option to stay with the Virginia-based company.

Amerigroup sued the state this year after the health care provider wasn't awarded a new contract for KanCare, the state's Medica...

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