Targeted Case Managers assist the person and/or their support network to identify, select, obtain, coordinate and use both paid services and natural supports to achieve their preferred lifestyle. The case manager serves as an advocate and the coordinator of services that are needed. Case Managers do not provide any direct care to individuals. Case Management Services include the following:
Kansas contracts with three health plans or Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) which are: Aetna, Sunflower and United Healthcare. These are the 3 plans you can choose from under KanCare. MCO is a health care provider or group or organization of medical service providers who offers manage care health plan. It is a health organization that contracts with insurers or self-insured employers and finances and delivers health care using a specific provider network and specific services and products. The individual/guardian has the right to select the MCO of their choice annually; a provider does not choose for the individual/guardian.