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Kansas Aetna - Kansas STEPS

Kansas STEPS Aetna Overview

Supports and Training for Employing People Successfully (STEPS) is a voluntary pilot program operating within the Kansas 1115 demonstration called KanCare.  STEPS is designed to provide individualized employment and independent living supports available for up to 500 Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) beneficiaries who meet pilot eligibility criteria.  STEPS purpose is to help the State determine whether providing services designed to support competitive, integrated employment and independent living support result in successful employment and independent living outcomes. 

Participants can

  • Manage their allocated budget using the MyAccount platform whenever they want
  • Hire, dismiss, schedule, and supervise their own workers
  • Use MyAccount and our Time4Care mobile app to submit and review timesheets
  • Purchase alternative services

 

Who we serve

  • People with disabilities

 

Services

  • Payroll - PPL processes payroll for the worker using funds from the participant's allocated budget
  • Employment tax requirements - PPL handles all employment-related tax requirements for participants
  • Payments for additional services - We process payments for goods and services purchased by the participant using their allocated budget funds
  • Enrollment support - We help you with participant and worker enrollment
  • Customer service - Our professional Customer Service Representatives are available 5 days a week to assist you