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KHA Media Release - Kansas Honored for Commitment to Quality.pdf
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The Kansas Hospital Association is pleased to announce that it is one of three state associations recognized for its leadership and innovation in quality improvement and safety. The Maryland Hospital Association is the 2016 recipient of the Dick Davidson Quality Milestone Award for Allied Association Leadership. The Kansas Hospital Association and the Ohio Hospital Association were selected as honorable mentions for the 2016 award. The award will be presented at the 2016 Health Forum-AHA Leaders
KHA Statement on Medicaid Provider Cuts.pdf
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The Governor’s announcement of cuts to the KanCare program amounts to a broken promise
to the people and the health care providers of Kansas. The Governor’s announcement will
undoubtedly make some providers question whether they can continue to participate under such
circumstances. Ultimately, and most importantly, that will threaten access to care in Kansas.
Kansans Overwhelmingly Support a Unique Kansas Solution to Expanding KanCare.pdf
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Republicans, Independents and Democrats strongly favor The Bridge to a Healthy Kansas legislation. The unique Kansas solution to expanding KanCare (The Bridge to a Healthy Kansas) has overwhelming support (76%) from Kansas voters.
Media Advisory Expanding KanCare Forum - March 2.pdf
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What does the data tell us about what is happening around the nation in states that have expanded Medicaid? What are the outcomes other states are seeing? What impact could expanding KanCare have on local Kansas communities? These discussions will be the focus of the forum on March 2.
KHA Media Release - One Billion Dollars Forfeited in Kansas.pdf
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Every second, Kansas loses $10.75 in federal funding by not expanding KanCare. On Sunday, February 21, the total amount of federal funds Kansas has forfeited by not expanding KanCare reached one billion dollars. This ten-figure sum represents a loss of nearly $11 Kansas taxpayer dollars every second since January 1, 2014 – funds that go to the federal government to be spent in other states for Medicaid expansion. The Kansas Hospital Association maintains a live ticker demonstrating this growing
KHA Media Release - New Study Reports on the Vulnerability of Rural Kansas Hospitals.pdf
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Media Release - iVantage® Health Analytics, a leading national provider of health care analytics and decision support tools, released its 2016 Hospital Strength INDEX Study this week, which assessed and benchmarked rural and Critical Access Hospital performance. Of the 107 rural hospitals in Kansas, 31 are classified as vulnerable and “at risk” of closure, according to the study. Last year, Kansas had 17 at-risk hospitals, according to the study. Nationally, 67 hospitals have closed since 2010.
KHA Media Release - The Bridge to a Healthy Kansas - New Legislation Introduced.pdf
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New legislation introduced in the Kansas House and Senate creates a bridge within the current KanCare program to provide affordable health care coverage for approximately 150,000 Kansans who do not earn enough to afford private insurance.
Economic Impact of Hospitals and Health Care Media Release - January 2016.pdf
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As the fifth largest producer of total income and total sales in the state, the Kansas health sector is a powerful economic force. This media release highlights the January 2016 report entitled: The Importance of the Health Care Sector to the Kansas Economy, produced by researchers at the Office of Local Government, K-State Research and Extension. KanCare expansion adds needed dollars and jobs as well.
2016 The Importance of the Health Care Sector to the Kansas Economy.pdf
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The Importance of the Health Care Sector to the Kansas Economy - January 2016 - study done in cooperation with the Office of Local Government K-State Research and Extension.
Dave Martin - Opinion Editorial 500 - Expanding KanCare is the Right Thing to Do for Rural Hospitals.pdf
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Opinion Editorial by Dave Martin, City Manager for Fort Scott, Kansas. Part of a series highlighting the value of hospitals to communities across Kansas and underscoring today’s challenges and how expanding KanCare would benefit both the hospital and the community.
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For more information on this program, contact the KHA Education Department at (785) 233-7436.
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For more information on this program, contact Chrisy Madden, KHA Education Department at (785) 233-7436 or cmadden@kha-net.org.