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Free health insurance and medical care in Kansas.

People with no health insurance in Kansas, or that are underinsured, can get help for their medical needs. Find free health insurance plans from the government, help from non-profits, applications to KanCare (Medicaid) and other benefits for low-income families. Locate free medical insurance in KS.

The programs for the un-insured are extensive. There is insurance and health care for vision needs, dental, eye exams, as well as chronic conditions. Financial assistance as well as vouchers in Kansas will also help the working poor or patients with no private medical insurance. Receive access to free prescription medications, check ups, consultations, psychiatrist for mental health and much more. Learn more on psychiatrists for the uninsured.

Information on the leading resources in Kansas are below. There are also government insurance plans for kids or teens as well as seniors. While KanCare/Medical assistance is one option for families living in or near poverty, the state as well as federal government have other options too. Find more details below on how the under or uninsured in Kansas will get the medical care they need.

Free health and dental in KS for uninsured

Special Health Care Needs Program, (SHCN), is for government insurance kids who are disabled or who have some form of serious or chronic medical condition. The applicant needs to be under the age of 21 and meet financial guidelines as well. The program can pay for expenses such as medications, equipment, therapy and individuals can work with a professional for referrals and case management. Call 800-332-6262

Cancer screening for women is offered by Early Detection Works. The state will administer free annual breast exams that will be performed by a local Kansas based nurse, doctor or physician. Women, including those with no health insurance or that are on Medicaid, can receive annual mammograms, Pap tests and pelvic exams as well. It is offered for those under the age of 40. Call 877-277-1368.

KanCare insurance, which is the state’s version of Medicaid/Medical Assistance, is individual health insurance coverage for people with a low-income, unemployed or even homeless. Medicaid in Kansas will also cover individuals who were previously denied coverage due to some form of per-existing condition. It also provides basic dental, including free dental implants from the government.

 

 

 

  • This is basically the state of Kansas's free insurance program, and it is offered in partner with the federal government. Those who enroll will need to pay some form of premium and contribute towards their bills. Get dental, glasses, insulin, physicals, OBGYN, general wellness and more. Call 785-296-3982 or 800-766-9012.

The Kansas version of CHIP in for kids or teens that are uninsured. The federal government helps oversee the Children's Health Insurance Program, which is sponsored coverage for uninsured children and teenagers who are under the age of 19 and is part of Medicaid. Coverage can even be offered for more moderate income families as well, not just the very low income. CHIP helps pay for a number of medical bills, including even dental care. Call 800-792-4884.

  • CHIP dental insurance program is also offered in KS. The state CHIP plan, working with non-profits and dentists, will provide routine cleanings, preventive oral hygiene and infection control. Other services include offered include dentures, extraction, fluoride and other procedures.

Ryan White is health insurance and medical assistance for people with HIV/AIDS. Work with case managers and social workers in order to get assistance such as pain management, medications, housing, outpatient drug/alcohol treatment, and counseling. There is also government help for co-pays and outpatients services. The program provide patients with FDA approved medications Call 785-296-6174

Primary Medical Care is also offered for uninsured people in Kansas from community medical centers and clinics. Receive medical care including diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment of infections and other related diseases. It is often combined with the medication program, mental health, and other resources listed above. More on free health care clinics near you in KS.

 

 

 

 

Community Support Medication Program pay for medications for mental conditions. The uninsured will get help with ADHD meds, Lexapo, anti-depressants, medications for OCD and more. In general, there is also other care giving for people who need it, such as applications to free health insurance benefits in Kansas. Call 785-296-4986 or 800-432-3535

Children from uninsured families may sign up for the Vaccines for Children Program. Low cost or free services may be offered for students and younger residents. In order to participate, you will need to stop by a local community clinic or non-profit health center. Families will need to pay for a part of the prescription. Call 877-296-0464.

Kansas medical equipment, telecommunication devices and other items are offered to the under or uninsured. This form of government assistance is generally for seniors, the disabled or chronically ill. There may be free smartphones, wheelchairs, hearing aids, scooters and more for low-income insurance people. The programs include Assistive Technology for Kansans (call 800-526-3648) as well as Kansas Telecommunications Access Program (dial 800-526-3648) among others.

 

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