2022 Crisis Standards of Care: Phase 1

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment convened a Community Advisory Board (CAB) of consumer advocacy groups, patients and other individuals with lived experience and a Technical Advisory Panel (TAP) of clinicians and those with technical knowledge, including representatives of hospitals of various sizes to:

  • Update the Kansas Crisis Standards of Care (CSC) guidelines by June 2022;
  • Provide considerations for the
  1. Fair prioritization of medical care,
  2. Extension of medical supplies and
  3. Redistribution of medical equipment (e.g., ventilators) during a crisis;
  • Make recommendations on equitable approaches for fair, unbiased and consistent resource distribution; and
  • Contribute to and provide feedback on the CSC guidelines.
  • CAB and TAP members meet monthly to discuss considerations and develop the new CSC guidelines. KHI provides support and facilitates the meetings.


Joint CAB and TAP Documents
 Community Advisory Board (CAB)
Technical Assistance Panel (TAP)