Medicaid inspector warns school employees may lack background checks

Posted on AllSides November 2nd, 2023
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Kansas Attorney General Kris Kobach and the Office of the Medicaid Inspector General are recommending that Kansas school districts conduct fingerprint and criminal history investigations on all school employees on a documented cycle every five years. The Attorney General’s office is making the recommendation after a Medicaid Inspector General interim report revealed that an estimated 31 percent of Kansas school district employees who provide Medicaid-related services to students do not have background investigations on file. Inspector General auditors made the discovery in the process of conducting...

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