Kansas

ORIGIN AND MISSION The Kansas Health Policy Authority was established in 2005 with the passage of Senate Bill 272 in the Kansas Legislature. The bill established KHPA as a state agency within the executive branch of state government (KSA 75-7401, et seq.). Its general charge is to improve the health of Kansans and to develop […]

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    The Kansas Legislature enacted legislation in 1986 that requires licensed medical care facilities to establish and implement internal risk management programs, such as incident reporting systems, as a condition of licensure. Facilities are required to report specific information on internal incidents that, based on the determination of the facility’s risk management committee, qualify as Standard […]

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    March 17, 2009 | Filed under: Kansas

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    Kansas’ ABCD Screening Academy Project improved the delivery of EPSDT services for children and families by implementing structured developmental screening into selected demonstration sites, supporting providers in the adoption of structured screening through trainings and informational workshops, and building upon existing public and private partnerships.  Specifically, the ABCD Screening Academy activities in Kansas included: Adopting the […]

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    February 26, 2009 | Filed under: Kansas