Benefits Specialists


Working Healthy Benefits Specialists can explain program eligibility, calculate monthly premiums, help consumers understand how Working Healthy participation and employment can affect other benefits, and connect consumers with other resources.  Listed below are the Benefits Specialists and the counties they cover.

Working Healthy Benefits Specialist Regional Map (08/2017)
Working Healthy Staff Contact Information (08/2017)

Maddie Bowens, Working Healthy Program Coordinator
KDHE Wichita District Office, 300 W Douglas Avenue, Suite 700, Wichita, KS 67202
(316) 337-6390
Madeleine.Bowens@ks.gov
Currently covering the following counties: Cheyenne, Decatur, Haskell, Hodgeman, Kearny, Lane, Logan, Meade, Morton, Pawnee, Rush, Stevens, Wallace, Wichita

Vacant – Western Kansas Region Benefit Specialist

Mark Benson, Central Kansas Region Benefit Specialist
KDHE Wichita District Office, 300 W Douglas Avenue, Suite 700, Wichita, KS 67202
(316) 337-6409
Mark.Benson@ks.gov 
Currently covering the following counties: Barber, Barton, Cloud, Comanche, Edwards, Ellis, Ellsworth, Graham, Harper, Jewell, Kingman, Kiowa, Lincoln, McPherson, Mitchell, Norton, Osborne, Ottawa, Phillips, Pratt, Rawlins, Reno, Republic, Rice, Rooks, Russell, Saline, Smith, Stafford

Michael Burt, South East Kansas Region Benefit Specialist
KDHE Chanute District Office, 308 West 14th, Chanute, KS 66720
(620) 860-7240
Michael.Burt@ks.gov
Currently covering the following counties: Allen, Anderson, Bourbon, Chautauqua, Cherokee, Clark, Coffey, Crawford, Elk, Finney, Ford, Grant, Gray, Greeley, Greenwood, Grove, Hamilton, Labette, Linn, Lyon, Montgomery, Neosho, Ness, Scott, Seward, Sheridan, Sherman, Stanton, Thomas, Trego, Wilson, Woodson

Terry Cronin, Kansas City Region Benefit Specialist
Kansas City DCF Service Center, 402 State Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 279-7173
Terry.Cronin@ks.gov
Currently covering the following counties: Atchison, Douglas, Johnson, Leavenworth, Wyandotte

Marsha Patterson, South Central Kansas Region Benefit Specialist
KDHE Wichita District Office, 300 W Douglas Avenue, Suite 700, Wichita, KS 67202
(316) 337-6012
Marsha.Patterson@ks.gov  
Currently covering the following counties: Butler, Chase, Cowley, Harvey, Marion, Sedgwick, Sumner

Earl Williams, North East Kansas Region Benefit Specialist
KDHE/DHCF, 900 SW Jackson Rm 900-N, Topeka, KS 66612
(785) 296-5136
Earl.Williams@ks.gov 
Currently covering the following counties: Brown, Clay, Dickinson, Doniphan, Franklin, Geary, Jackson, Jefferson, Marshall, Miami, Morris, Nemaha, Osage, Pottawatomie, Riley, Shawnee, Wabaunsee, Washington