The KanCare oversight committee met for the second, and last time in 2013. KHCC’s Anna Lambertson provided these written comments.
The Kansas Hospital Association represents 128 hospitals in Kansas and local hospital officials throughout the state have been meeting with legislators. Read the article from the Kansas Health Institute.
On November 18, 2013, KHCC convened our Kansas Medicaid Expansion Coalition. Our November 18, 2013 coalition meeting pulled together more than 30 coalition partners. The Topeka Capital-Journal published an article, as did the Associated Press (AP). The AP story was picked up by media across Kansas, including WIBW in Topeka, and by media across the […]
Anna Lambertson, KHCC’s executive director, announced her resignation. Sean Gatewood, KHCC’s advocacy director, has been named interim director. Read the announcement from the Topeka Capital-Journal. The Kansas Health Institute published a story. The Associated Press published an article which was picked up by dozens of news outlets across the state and U.S., including WIBW in Topeka and the Wichita […]
KHCC’s Anna Lambertson spoke to Kansas First News about the need to expand Medicaid in Kansas. View the interview here.
Jeff Bartleson, from Children’s Dental Services in Minneapolis, came to Kansas to speak to our Kansas Dental Project coalition. Prior to the coalition meeting, he was interviewed by local media. You can read the article here.
The Registered Dental Practitioner model is ideal for Kansas and its economy. By utilizing RDPs, we can grow businesses, ensure that Kansans have access to regular dental care, and save money. The Kansas Dental Project is a joint effort by Kansas Action for Children, the Kansas Association for the Medically Underserved, and the Kansas Health Consumer […]
Christie Appelhanz, spokesperson for the Kansas Dental Project, says “What happened in mediation doesn’t change our strategy.” Read this KHI article to find out how the project is moving forward.