Contact Us

If you have a question or concern regarding Home and Community Based Services you may contact us by:


Fax: 785-296-0256

Phone: 785-368-6246

Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services
503 S. Kansas Ave.
Topeka, KS 66603-3404

If you have consumer questions or complaints regarding KanCare, please contact the KanCare Ombudsman, Kerrie Bacon, either by phone 855-643-8180 or email. You may also visit the KanCare Ombudsman website.

Providers, if you have an issue that you have been unable to resolve with a Managed Care Organization, please submit your concern in the Provider Issue Tracking Application.

Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)

Home and Community Bases Services (HCBS) provides oversight for a system community based supports and services for persons in Kansas with disabilities. Current news for HCBS can be found at Current HCBS News. Information about HCBS Program renewals can found at HCBS Programs and Renewal Information. Providers include a variety of private not-for-profit and for-profit organizations as well as governmental entities. These services are provided through six programs: Consumers must be eligible for KanCare/Medicaid in addition to the program requirements to be eligible for HCBS services.

Access Guide and Service Definitions - COMING SOON

Notice of Opportunity to Review and Comment - KanCare Extension

Adverse Incident Reporting “AIR” System Training Video

Kansas Department for Health and Environment (KDHE) understands that Nursing Home social workers are sometimes the person who sits down with the family to fill out the Medicaid application. Knowing this we have created this how-to video to help people understand the KanCare application and how to fill out the form. It also includes advice of what to send in with the application for faster processing.

Once the video starts, you can click on the YouTube logo at the bottom of the screen to view the video in full screen mode.

Additional Programs

  • Money Follows the Person (MFP) Grant which assists with the transition from institutional settings to services based in the community.
  • Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) program which is when managed care providers accept a monthly premium to provide adult day care services, clinical services, therapies, meals, social services, assistance with daily living activities, and medication management for participants that are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid benefits and who are 55+ years.

Monthly Waiver Program Participation Reports

Receive Email Updates from KDADS/HCBS

HCBS would like to keep you informed about what we are doing. Please fill in the information below to receive email updates. If you are currently receiving emails from HCBS and would like to stop receiving them, please fill out this form to submit that request also.

Please only enter one (1) email address per form submission.

**Please note, to receive emails from HCBS after June 23, 2015, you must sign up.**
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Locate a Provider

To locate a provider in your area simply click here and you will be able to search the Provider Resource Connection for providers by county and type of provider.

HCBS Additional Information

Consumer and Family Additional Resources

The following are additional resources available for consumers and families. Most of these links will re-direct you from the KDADS page to outside web pages:

College Resources for Students with Disabilities

Families Together

Health Homes


Positive Behavior Supports

Project Search

Keys for Networking

Kansas Commission on Disability Concerns

Kansas Council on Developmental Disabilities

Kansas Special Care Needs (SHCN) Program

Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Additional resources for the State of Kansas may be found by going to the DRM Regional Resource Directory.