KHC Update — May 2022
Important Early Detection Works (EDW) update
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) EDW Program announced Gov. Kelly and the Kansas Legislature have provided supplemental program funding for program year 2022 and ongoing program years to support the increased need for cancer screening services. Effective May 9, 2022, the EDW program has resumed breast and cervical cancer screenings.
In addition to the resumption of screening services, EDW has reactivated direct provider enrollment privileges effective May 9, 2022. EDW providers with direct enrollment privileges may now resume direct enrollment of program eligible patients. All patients enrolled for EDW diagnostic services since March 1, 2022, will continue to be eligible for the diagnostic services for which they were enrolled. All payment requests for EDW services occurring between July 1, 2021 and June 2, 2022 must be entered by June 3, 2022. Payment requests entered after June 3, 2022 will not be processed until after July 1, 2022.