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SPARK Frontline Retention Program Intent Form Due and Webinar Registration Information

StethoscopeMoney (Sept. 23, 2021) – The Kansas Hospital Association reminds eligible hospitals your letter of intent is due to the Office of Recovery by 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 24. If your hospital has an interest in participating in the recent SPARK-funded retention program, you are encouraged to submit your letter of intent as soon as possible.

A few items to note when submitting:

  • Please submit your hospital's letter of intent in Excel format, along with your hospital's completed W-9 form, to
  • If you submit your hospital's letter of intent with the W-9 form, you do not need to know your hospital's supplier number and can skip that question on the letter of intent.
  • generates your hospital's DUNS number. If you do not have a DUNS number or if your information needs to be updated, please don't let that prohibit you from submitting your letter of intent. The DUNS information is needed for the actual distribution of funds but may be completed outside of the more immediate request to submit the letter of intent to the Office of Recovery.

For those hospitals that have not submitted their letter of intent, KHA staff will begin reaching out individually tomorrow, (Friday, Sept. 24).

Office of Recovery Frontline Retention Program Webinar
The Office of Recovery will host a webinar, at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 29. To register for the webinar, please visit WEBINAR REGISTRATION. The webinar will be recorded and available to those who cannot participate live.

Feel Free to Contact KHA Staff with Questions.
KHA staff is continuing to work closely with the Office of Recovery, if you have questions that arise during the application process, please reach out to Tara Mays or Shannan Flach at (785) 233-7436. We are happy to work directly with the Office of Recovery to get you the most up-to-date information possible.

KHA will continue to keep you posted as more information becomes available. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact KHA staff at any time at (785) 233-7436.