Hospital Preparedness Program

Hospital Preparedness Program

Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) administers the Individual Hospital Grants and Regional Planning Hospitals subsidies. In partnership with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, KHERF assists with the planning of the National Hospital Preparedness Program. Every hospital is eligible to apply for the Individual Hospital Grant funds, according to the grant guidance. Grant materials are available on the Kansas Department of Health and Environment web-site, go to: or click here.  

Intermedix - H-ICS Flexible Organization Chart - Quick Reference Guide

National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health (NCDMPH) training


Hospital Emergency Contact Newsletter --

FY13-14 HPP Grant Materials

EPMS The online ordering system through the Associated Purchasing Service.  Facilities can begin ordering their HPP equipment and supplies through the EPMS system.  Quick Start Guide for the EPMS system.

For more information on this meeting, contact Tish Hollingsworth or Dee Lewis at (785) 233-7436.
The Recovery Audit Contractors have made short-stay inpatient admissions a major issue by challenging significant numbers of cases. Hospitals have, in turn, appealed many of these cases which have caused a significant backlog of cases at the appeals level.
For more information regarding this event, contact Michele Clark at or (785) 235-0763.
The Kansas Hospital Association in cooperation with the Wisconsin Hospital Association is a hosting a four-part webinar series to help hospitals prepare. Hospital coders, coding supervisors and managers, and internal ICD-10 team leaders and members are encouraged to participate in this series as a team.
Join the Kansas Healthcare Communicators Society on Oct. 29, 2014 for their fall education conference. Download the brochure today for more information. Contact Jan Fenwick at (785) 233-7436 or for more info.