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Funding opportunity for clinics interested in embedding Community Health Worker teams

The Kansas Healthcare Collaborative, in partnership with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), is seeking clinics interested in embedding teams of Community Health Workers (CHWs) at clinics in any county in Kansas.

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KHC Update — May 2022

Important Early Detection Works (EDW) update
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) EDW Program announced Gov. Kelly and the Kansas Legislature have provided supplemental program funding for program year 2022 and ongoing program years to support the increased need for cancer screening services. Effective May 9, 2022, the EDW program has resumed breast and cervical cancer screenings.

In addition to the resumption of screening services, EDW has reactivated direct provider enrollment privileges effective May 9, 2022. EDW providers with direct enrollment privileges may now resume direct enrollment of program eligible patients. All patients enrolled for EDW diagnostic services since March 1, 2022, will continue to be eligible for the diagnostic services for which they were enrolled. All payment requests for EDW services occurring between July 1, 2021 and June 2, 2022 must be entered by June 3, 2022. Payment requests entered after June 3, 2022 will not be processed until after July 1, 2022.

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KHC Update — March 2022

KHC webinar: Kansas Health Information Network Deep Dive
Join us on Wednesday, March 23 from 10 to 11 a.m. for KHC Compass Office Hours. We will welcome Rhonda Spellmeier with the Kansas Health Information Network (KHIN), will discuss using the KHIN health information exchange technology to reduce readmissions and improve transitions of care. All are welcome. Register here.

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