Delivering the right care at the right time in the right setting is the core mission of Kansas hospitals. KHA is committed to helping our members improve the quality of care they deliver every day.

Patient care that meets the highest standards of safety and quality has been identified by the Kansas Hospital Association Board of Directors as one of our strategic issues. If you have questions regarding a quality or patient safety issue, contact Karen Braman or Sally Othmer at (785) 233-7436.

CMS Releases Additional Resources on Changes to Quality Reporting Programs in Response to COVID-19

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced extreme and uncontrollable circumstances policy exceptions and extensions for upcoming quality measure reporting and data submission deadlines for CMS quality reporting programs in response to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

The following resources provide additional details about these changes:

Other CMS Updates:



Rural Issues
The Kansas Rural Health Options Project administers the FLEX and SHIP grant program in the state of Kansas.
An enterprise-wide benchmarking tool specifically designed to meet the needs of rural hospitals and clinics. MyQHi.org
Quality health care
This section contains information and reference materials pertaining to quality of care for our patients, as well as information regarding the Kansas Healthcare Collaborative.
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KHC is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to transforming health care through patient-centered initiatives that improve quality, safety, and value.