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Kansas Hospitals Commit to Healthier Environments.pdf
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The Kansas Hospital Association is pleased to announce that the Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation has received pledges from 51 Kansas hospitals committed to examining their current food and beverage practices. These hospitals will consider new policies that provide healthier food options in the hospital cafeteria and throughout the facility. This enhanced access to healthy food aims to positively impact hospital employees, patients and visitors, while also helping to establish no
Scholarship Media Release 2014.pdf
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KHERF partnered with the Kansas Hospital Human Resources Association, the Kansas Association of Health Care Executives, the Kansas Healthcare Information Management Systems Society and the International Association of Administrative Professionals to provide 20 scholarships totaling $13,800. Sixteen honorable mention awardees were also named to serve as alternates.
National Hospital Week MEDIA RELEASE 2014.pdf
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For more information on National Hospital Week, go to http://www.nationalhospitalweek.com/hospitalweek/.
Faces of KanCare - Jessica Media.pdf
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Media KanCare Expansion - Jessica Franco Story
Faces of KanCare - Kelly Media.pdf
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Media KanCare Expansion - Kelly Brown Story
Failing to Expand Medicaid Hurts Kansas -March 2014.pdf
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Two independent reports released earlier this year highlight the negative financial impact of failing to expand Medicaid on states’ economies. Comparing the costs of Medicaid expansion with the flow of federal highway subsidies and defense contracts, as well as the amount each state spends on attracting private businesses, The Commonwealth Fund concludes that Medicaid expansion benefits a state’s economy, and its financial benefits far outweigh the state’s cost of participating. Another study by
Pollling Shows Kansans Support of Funds-February 2014.pdf
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KHA Media Release - The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network released a public opinion poll that revealed registered voters in Kansas strongly agree that the state should accept federal funds that are available to broaden access to health coverage through KanCare, the program under which Medicaid is administered in Kansas. By a margin of 72 percent to 24 percent, Kansas voters support such a move, which would provide more low-income Kansans with access to health care services.
KS Medicaid Polling Release FINAL.pdf
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February 26, 2014 – Public opinion polling released by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network shows that registered voters in Kansas strongly agree that the state should accept federal funds that are available to broaden access to health coverage through KanCare, the program under which Medicaid is administered in Kansas. By a margin of 72 percent to 24 percent, Kansas voters support such a move, which would provide more low-income Kansans with access to health care.
New Analysis Provides a Menu of Options for Kansas - KHA Media Release -February 2014.pdf
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Leavitt Partners Address the Uninsured with Alternative Options and Policy Models. February 17, 2014
Leavitt Partners' Final Report on Addressing the Uninsured.pdf
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The Kansas Hospital Association contracted with Leavitt Partners to examine and analyze the Kansas landscape and provide alternative models and policy options for covering the State’s low-income uninsured population. Released February 2014.
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For more information on this webinar, go to www.kahcc.org or contact Cindy Samuelson at (785) 233-7436 or csamuelson@kha-net.org.
For more information regarding this meeting, contact Tish Hollingsworth or Dee Lewis at (785) 233-7436
For more information regarding the KHA Leadership Institute, contact the KHA Education Department at (785) 233-7436 or dwills@kha-net.org.
For more information, contact Dee Lewis at (785) 233-7436 or dlewis@kha-net.org.