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75-7408. Powers, duties and functions, exceptions. (a) The department of health and environment shall coordinate health care planning, administration, and purchasing and analysis of health data for the state of Kansas with respect to the following health programs administered by the state of Kansas:

(1) Developing, implementing, and administering programs that provide medical assistance, health insurance programs, or waivers granted thereunder for persons who are needy, uninsured, or both, and that are financed by federal funds or state funds, or both, including the following:

(A) The Kansas program of medical assistance established in accordance with title XIX of the federal social security act, 42 U.S.C. § 1396 et seq., and amendments thereto;

(B) the health benefits program for children established under K.S.A. 38-2001 et seq., and amendments thereto, and developed and submitted in accordance with federal guidelines established under title XXI of the federal social security act, section 4901 of public law 105-33, 42 U.S.C. § 1397aa et seq., and amendments thereto;

(C) any program of medical assistance for needy persons financed by state funds only, to the extent appropriations are made for such a program;

(D) the working healthy portion of the ticket to work program under the federal work incentive improvement act and the medicaid infrastructure grants received for the working healthy portion of the ticket to work program; and

(E) the medicaid management information system (MMIS);

(2) the restrictive drug formulary, the drug utilization review program, including oversight of the medicaid drug utilization review board, and the electronic claims management system as provided in K.S.A. 39-7,116 through 39-7,121 and K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 39-7,121a through 39-7,121e, and amendments thereto; and

(3) administering any other health programs delegated to the department of health and environment by the governor or by a contract with another state agency.

(b) Except to the extent required by its single state agency role as designated in K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 75-7409, and amendments thereto, or as otherwise provided pursuant to this act the department of health and environment shall not be responsible for health care planning, administration, purchasing and data with respect to the following:

(1) The mental health reform act, K.S.A. 39-1601 et seq., and amendments thereto;

(2) the developmental disabilities reform act, K.S.A. 39-1801 et seq., and amendments thereto;

(3) the mental health program of the state of Kansas as prescribed under K.S.A. 75-3304a, and amendments thereto;

(4) the addiction and prevention services prescribed under K.S.A. 65-4001 et seq., and amendments thereto; or

(5) any institution, as defined in K.S.A. 76-12a01, and amendments thereto.

History: L. 2005, ch. 187, § 9; L. 2005, ch. 187, § 41; L. 2007, ch. 177, § 4; L. 2008, ch. 164, § 23; L. 2012, ch. 102, § 39; July 1.



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