Consumer Advisory Council


Role of the Consumer Advisory Council: The Consumer Council will provide guidance on issues relevant to consumers, particularly regarding health care access, quality, affordability, sustainability, and health promotion, and will provide recommendations on health policies that the Board is reviewing to reflect consumer concerns and quesitons. Members of this council will include individuals across Kansas who represent various consumer interests.

December 11, 2009

December 11, 2009 Agenda |
Governor's Revised FY 2010 Budget Plan |
Side by Side Comparison of Major Health Care Reform Proposals |
National Association of State Medicaid Directors Bill Breakdown |
Proposed HealthWave Simplifications |
Impact of Selected KHPA Administrative Budget Reductions |
Description of KHPA Administrative Allotment Reductions for FY 2010

September 4, 2009

September 4, 2009 Agenda |
Overview presentation

February 13, 2009

February 13, 2009 Agenda |
February 13, 2009 Minutes |
Statewide Clean Indoor Air Fact Sheet |
Invitations for Board |
LCC Studies Table of Contents |
Medicaid Transformation Fact Sheet

November 12, 2008

November 12, 2008 Agenda |
November 12, 2008 Minutes |
Executive Summary for Tier 1 Recommendations |
2009 Health Reform Recommendations |
KHPA Honored by Institute for Health and Productivity Management |
Standardized Stratification of Data for Reporting |
Data Consortium Recommendations 2008 Advisory Councils 111008

August 29, 2008

August 29, 2008 Agenda |
August 29, 2008 Minutes |
Slides for Advisory Councils |
List of MCD Transformation Recommendations 8-15-08 |
Health Reform Panel Presentation - Final Grid |
List Of LCC Studies |
KHPA DRAFT Strat Plan |
KS Medicaid Trans Summary

June 16, 2008

June 16, 2008 Agenda |
June 16, 2008 Minutes |
2008 Legislative Session-At-A-Glance

December 21, 2007

December 21, 2007 Agenda |
December 21, 2007 Minutes |
KHPA Board 2007 Health Reform Recommendations (PPT) |
KHPA Board 2007 Health Reform Recommendations Executive Summary (PDF) |

September 7, 2007

September 7, 2007 Agenda |
September 7, 2007 Minutes |
KHPA Advisory Council Charter April 2007 |
Council Recommendations to the KHPA Board |
Schramm Legislative Testimony Kansas Health Care Reform Study

August 17, 2007

August 17, 2007 Agenda |
August 17, 2007 Minutes |
Interim Report |
State Health Reform: How to Fund a Statewide Health Insurance Exchange

July 20, 2007

July 20, 2007 Agenda |
July 20, 2007 Minutes |
Rising Health Care Costs, Prevention & Primary Care, and Personal Responsibility |
Proposed Agendas for June, July, August, September |
Policy Questions: Paying for Prevention and Primary Care and Promoting Personal Responsibility |
15 Draft Policy Questions

June 29, 2007

June 29, 2007 Agenda |
June 29, 2007 Minutes |
June 29, 2007 Proposed Agendas for June, July, August, September |
Draft Health Reform Plan Roadmap |
June 29, 2007 15 Draft Policy Questions |
Health Reform in Kansas: Draft Planning Timeline

May 4, 2007

May 4, 2007 Agenda |
May 4, 2007 Minutes |
SB 11 Summary |
Health Reform Overview |
Demographic Profile of Uninsured Kansans |
Designing the SB 11 Premium Assistance Program |
Draft Health Reform Grid |
Policy Option: Continue with Revised Enhanced Care Management (ECM) Pilot Project |
Policy Option: Health Information Exchange Initiatives |
Policy Option: Health Information Transparency for Consumers |
Policy Option: Extension of Community Health Record Pilot Project |
Policy Option: Improving Workplace Health & Wellness within the SEHP

March 30 , 2007

March 30 , 2007 Agenda |
March 30 , 2007 Minutes

General Information:

HealthWave-Medicaid Fact Sheet |
State Employee Health Benefits Plan Fact Sheet |
Division of Health Care Finance List of Acronyms as of January 2007

Helpful Links:

A Blueprint for Universal Health Insurance Coverage in New York |
National Health Policy Forum |
National Committee for Quality Assurance |
The State Coverage Initiatives (SCI) Program |
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities – Coverage of Parents Helps Children, Too |
The Access Project: Losing Ground – Eroding Health Insurance Coverage Leaves Kansas Farmers with Medical Debt |
2007 Legislative Conference Committee Report Briefs |
Mercer State of Kansas Uninsured Report |
Aiming Higher: Results from a State Scorecard on Health System Performance |
American Academy of Pediatrics: The Medical Home |
The Medical Home, Access to Care, and Insurance: A Review of Evidence |
Access for Low-income Children: Is Health Insurance Enough?

MEMBERS

Member Biographies

Peggy Johnson, Wichita – Chair
Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, Wichita Medical Research and Education Foundation

Dr. Jane Adams, Topeka
Executive Director, Keys for Networking, Inc

Jane Carter, Topeka
Kansas Organization of State Employees

Theola Cooper, Wichita
Registered Nurse

Dr. Timothy Davis, Hays
Assistant Professor of Social Work, Fort Hays University

Corrie Edwards, Topeka
Executive Director, Kansas Health Consumer Coalition

Susan Fowler, Emporia
Information Specialist, Private Consulting/Lyon County Law Librarian

Mary Jane Hellebust, Topeka
Director, Tobacco Free Kansas Coalition, Inc.

Mitzi McFatrich, Lawrence
Executive Director, Kansas Advocates for Better Care

Rocky Nichols, Topeka
Executive Director, Disability Rights Center for Kansas

Al Penner, North Newton
Retired, Hospital and Health Care Administrator

Teresa Schwab, Topeka
Public Policy Director, REACH Healthcare Foundation

Dinell Stuckey, Derby
Parent

Maury Thompson, Lenexa
Executive Director, Johnson County Developmental Supports

Suzanne Wikle, Topeka
Director of Health Policy, Kansas Action for Children

Dave Wilson, Overland Park
State President, AARP Kansas