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

Phone: 785-368-6246
Fax: 785-296-0256

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.

Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Program Information

Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) provides oversight for a system of community based supports and services for persons in Kansas with disabilities. Information about HCBS waiver programs can be found at the corresponding links for each program listed below. Providers include a variety of not-for-profit and for-profit organizations as well as governmental entities. These services are provided through 7 HCBS waiver programs:

HCBS Settings Final Rule (Kansas Community Connections Project)

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COVID-19 Guidance

KDADS has released guidance for preventing the spread of COVID-19 for participants in the Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) waiver programs. We will continue to publish additional guidance and clarifications as the situation progresses. Please visit the KDADS COVID-19 web page.

Access Guide and Service Definitions

Adverse Incident Reporting “AIR” System Training Video

This AIR system is designed for KDADS service providers and contractors to report all adverse incidents and serious occurrences involving individuals receiving services from the following KDADS programs: Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waivers, Money Follows the Person (MFP), Behavioral Health, Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRC), Senior Care Act and Older Americans Act. To learn more about AIR and how to make a report to KDADS, please watch the training video.

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.

Monthly Waiver Program Participation Reports