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KanCare Ombudsman Volunteer Program, Olathe, KS

Date: Ongoing

Organized By: Kancar/Medicaid

Address: 333 E Poplar St,
Olathe, KS 66061

Contact: Lisa.Churchill@ks.gov
Lisa Churchill, 7855963842
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We help those with Kancar/Medicaid get questions answered.

The KanCare Ombudsman Volunteer Program is for individuals interested in providing a community service by assisting KanCare (Kansas Medicaid) members who:

- Have questions or concerns regarding their health care coverage.
- Need help in applying for, or to understand and learn about their KanCare benefits and the value-added services provided by the three KanCare managed care organizations.
- Need guidance and information on the appeals, grievances and State Fair Hearing processes.

The program will provide training at no cost.

- In person (class and hands-on).
- Shadowing/mentoring and support for volunteers with experienced staff member.
- Online continuing education.

We will work with your schedule:

- 3-15 hours per week
- Mon-Fri, between 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Three Possible locations:

- Olathe, KS
- Kansas City, KS
- Wichita, KS

This is a new program and the first of its kind. One out of seven people deal with Medicaid in Kansas. And if you know anything about insurance, you know that you donメt know anything about insurance. It can be VERY complicated.

We help those who have been frustrated, those who need guidance and someone to talk to. We are there to answer their call; we give them an actual person to talk to. You donメt have to be an expert on Medicaid; you will learn as you help others.

As calls come in, we track them. We see the gaps in the system because those gaps are calling us every day. It is through this tracking that we advocate for change.

Matching Interests: Indoors, Geared for 50+ volunteers, Handicap accessible, Seniors, Poverty, Health & Wellness, People with Disabilities, Community, Children & Youth

This volunteer listing is provided by AARP's Create the Good. Visit Create The Good to search more volunteer opportunities or post your own opportunity.

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