To enroll in Kansas HealthWave, you must live in the State of Kansas and a U.S. citizen. Eligibility is also based on income levels. Proof of income is required from all applicants and proof U.S. citizenship is required from U.S. citizens. Income levels are based on 200% of the federal poverty level. Coverage is also available to pregnant women and adults taking care of minors in their home and is based on different eligibility factors.
Contact Kansas HealthWave to determine if there are any waiting periods prior to enrollment that apply to your previous health insurance coverage.
Covered Services and Benefits
Kansas HealthWave focuses on preventive health care and includes benefits for:
Health Plan Options
HealthWave 21 or HealthWave 19 (Medicaid) offers the same level of benefits to all that enroll.
Premium Payments, Co-Payments and Coinsurance
For HealthWave 21 plan, some families qualify for no premium health insurance. Others will have small premiums which range from $20 to $30 per household. The premium amounts are subject to change at any time.There are no co-payments or deductibles for any of the covered services offered through HealthWave 21.
HealthWave 19, the traditional Kansas Medicaid Program, has no premium costs, no co-pays or deductibles for covered children. However, there are minor co-pays for adults, (anyone age 18 or older) depending on the services received.
Program Length, Enrollment and Renewal
Children may remain on the HealtWave plan up through the age of 18 as long as they continue to meet the eligibility requirements. These requirements are subject to change.
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