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75-7413. Transfer of powers, duties and functions to department of health and environment. Except as otherwise provided by this act, all of the following powers, duties and functions of the Kansas health policy authority are hereby transferred to and imposed upon the department of health and environment:

(a) All of the powers, duties and functions under chapter 39 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments thereto, [that] relate to development, implementation and administration of programs that provide medical assistance, health insurance programs or waivers granted thereunder for persons who are needy or uninsured, or both, and that are financed by federal funds or state funds, or both, including the following:

(1) 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; and

(2) any program of medical assistance for needy persons financed by state funds only;

(b) all of the powers, duties and functions with respect to 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) 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;

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

(e) 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;

(f) all of the powers, duties and functions of the Kansas health policy authority with designation as the single state agency under title XIX of the federal social security act, 42 U.S.C. § 1396 et seq., and amendments thereto.

History: L. 2005, ch. 187, § 14; L. 2005, ch. 187, § 46; L. 2007, ch. 195, § 45; L. 2012, ch. 102, § 44; July 1.

Revisor's Note:

Amendments by L. 2005, ch. 187, § 46 and L. 2006, ch. 4, § 2 were unreconciled, see also 75-7413a.



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