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 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:




QHi is a Kansas born multi-state benchmarking program specifically designed, developed and driven by small rural hospitals and rural health clinics. Participants compare selected performance measures with other similar facilities in the realms of clinical quality, workforce, financial and patient satisfaction. Kansas hospital participation is funded by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment through FLEX funds. QHi is managed by KHERF.

Questions? Please contact Stuart Moore or Sally Othmer  

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.