Provider Advisory Council

Role of the Provider Advisory Council: The Provider Council, comprised of individuals who represent various health care professional interests, will provide guidance on issues pertinent to health care providers. They will provide significant input on health policy that impacts providers and patients, recommend outreach to the provider and the medical community, and encourage provider participation in public programs.

December 8, 2009
December 8, 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 1, 2009
September 1, 2009 Agenda |
Overview presentation

February 12, 2009
February 12, 2009 Agenda |
February 12, 2009 Minutes |
Statewide Clean Indoor Air Fact Sheet |
Invitations for Board |
LCC Studies Table of Contents |
Medicaid Transformation Fact Sheet

December 2, 2008
December 2, 2008 Agenda |
December 2, 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

September 4, 2008
September 4, 2008 Agenda |
September 4, 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 4,2008
June 4,2008 Agenda |
June 4,2008 Minutes |
2008 Legislative Session-At-A-Glance

December 12, 2007
December 12, 2007 Agenda |
December 12, 2007 Minutes |
KHPA Board 2007 Health Reform Recommendations (PPT) |
KHPA Board 2007 Health Reform Recommendations Executive Summary (PDF)

September 12, 2007
September 12, 2007 Agenda |
September 12, 2007 Minutes |
KHPA Advisory Council Charter April 2007 |
Council Recommendations to the KHPA Board |
Schramm Legislative Testimony Kansas Health Care Reform Study

August 15, 2007
August 15, 2007 Agenda |
August 15, 2007 Minutes |
Interim Report

July 31, 2007
July 31, 2007 Agenda |
July 31, 2007 Minutes |
Rising Health Care Costs, Prevention & Primary Care, and Personal Responsibility |
Proposed agenda for June, July, August, September |
Policy Questions: Paying for Prevention and Primary Care and Promoting Personal Responsibility |
July 31, 2007 15 Draft Policy Questions

June 27, 2007
June 27, 2007 Agenda |
June 27, 2007 Minutes |
Proposed Agendas for June, July, August, September |
Draft Health Reform Plan Roadmap |
June 27, 2007 15 Draft Policy Questions |
Health Reform in Kansas: Draft Planning Timeline

May 2, 2007
May 2, 2007 Agenda |
May 2, 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

April 4, 2007
April 4, 2007 Agenda |
April 4, 2007 Minutes

General Information:
Summary of All Town Hall Meetings |
Pittsburg Town Hall Meeting |
Garden City Town Hall Meeting |
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 |
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


Member Biographies

Dr. Janet Williams, Overland Park, Chair
President, communityworksinc.

Susan Bumsted, Wichita
Director of Behavioral Health, Via Christi Regional Medical Center

Dr. Allen Greiner, Kansas City
Associate Professor, University of Kansas Medical Center School of Medicine

Amy Hoch-Altwegg, Abilene
Executive Director, Memorial Health System

Dr. Kevin Hoppock, Wichita
Family Physician

David Johnson, Lawrence
CEO, Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center

William Mahoney, Parsons
President and CEO, Labette County Medical Center

Dr. Christopher Majors, Wichita

Dr. Mike Malone, Topeka
Private Optometry Practice

Dr. Richard Medinger, Topeka
Retired, Radiology-Physician Provider at the Marian Clinic

Jane O’Bryan, Frontenac
Marketing Director, Oakview Estates Assisted Living

Randall Peterson, Wichita
Senior Vice President, Regional Operations, Via Christi Health System

David Sanford, Wichita
CEO, GraceMed Health Clinic, Inc.

Mike Schrader, Topeka
CEO, St. Frances Health Center

Elaine Schwartz, Topeka
Executive Director, Kansas Public Health Association

Brandon Smith- Ziph
Administrator, Lexington Park Nursing and Post Sub-Acute Facility

Peter Stern, Topeka
Executive Director, Kansas Independent Pharmacy Service Corporation