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Public Health and Medicaid Advisory Group

KALHD, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), and Wichita State University’s Community Engagement Institute (CEI) have formed a partnership to improve the capacity of the public health system to serve the needs of the Medicaid population in Kansas. The project is funded through Medicaid administrative dollars and potential tasks for the contract are outlined here.  A workgroup was formed to create the charter and to plan and implement the tasks identified in the contract. The current charter is available.

2017 Local Public Health Leadership Series Application – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is offering a new leadership development opportunity for ALL local and state public health professionals in Kansas for early 2017. This is the fourth year for this leadership series and the only time it will be offered this fiscal year.

2016 Meeting Materials


2015 Meeting Materials

2014 Meeting Materials

2013 Survey Report

2013 Meeting Archives

January 24, 2013

Leadership Development Public Health Concept Paper

Medicaid Overview by Scott Brunner

February 28, 2013 Meeting Materials

Diabetes Prevention Program Presentation

Chronic Disease Presentation

March 12, 2013 Meeting Materials

March Meeting Notes

Overview of Public Health in Kansas

MCO Presentation by Sunflower

MCO Presentation by Amerigroup

April 22, 2013 Meeting Materials

April Meeting Notes

Building Successful Community Collaborations Within a Public Health System

Lactation Support in Douglas County

June 24 Meeting Materials

Person Centered Medical Home

Avoidable Hospitalizations & ED Visits among Kansas Medicaid Enrollees with Severe Mental Illness

Health Homes in KanCare

Review of Calls with Other States

August 23 Meeting Materials

August Minutes Public Health and Medicaid Coordination Workgroup

September 20 Webinar Materials

What is a Health Home?

Recording of the Webinar

Health Home Newsletter – December

Annual Meeting Presentation

CCSR KDHE KALHD Project Update

February 2014 Meeting Minutes

February 2014 Minutes, Public Health and Medicaid Advisory Group

Local Health Department Websites