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Join KHA in Recognizing Kansas Legislators

Advocacy Day  newsletterThe level of support that we received from the legislature this year was impressive. We are pleased to have heard from many Kansas Hospital Association members who are willing to host an event to recognize our legislators who had a 100 percent voting record in favor of our positions. We also are eager to publically thank these legislators for voting in support of the health of their community, as we need their support to continue in 2018.

To assist your hospital in a local recognition event, KHA is providing a communications and planning toolkit that is now available online. Please email Lorri Dean or Cindy Samuelson as soon as possible if you are willing to participate and include who you would like to recognize and when. KHA staff will be happy to attend your event as our schedules allow, and we will highlight your event on social media as well. Our goal is that all 95 legislators will receive public recognition sometime before the end of the year.

Thanks again for your continued support of our advocacy efforts. Please contact us at (785) 233-7436, should you have any questions.
--Cindy Samuelson

Please join us for a webinar hosted by the Kansas Hospital Association and the Kansas Medical Society on Thursday, Aug. 16 from 3:00 until 4:00 p.m. to hear from Aetna staff regarding their plans for contracting with providers, networks, credentialing, outreach, and other critical topics important to the successful implementation of their new health plan into KanCare.
For more information, contact Ronni Anderson at (785) 233-7436 or kanderson@khsc.org.
This seminar will be appropriate for any board member or hospital administrator, and will be offered six times for convenience, each seminar will cover the same material.Locations and Dates:Wichita - June 27Garden City - June 28Parsons - July 19Topeka - Aug. 17Salina - Oct. 17Colby - Oct. 18
For more information regarding this meeting, contact Dee Dee Dewell, Director, CAH Networks Outreach Services, Via Christi Health, Inc., at DeeDee.Dewell@ascension.org or (316) 858-4988.
For more information regarding this meeting, contact Steve Poage (spoage@kha-net.org) or Ronni Anderson (kanderson@khsc.org) at (785) 233-7436.