2021 KHI Health Policy Series: Bring It!
For five lunch hours over three weeks, the Kansas Health Institute is offering a series of health policy conversations. Beginning February 16, grab your lunch and join us online every Tuesday and Thursday from noon to 1:00 PM CST for a free-flowing discussion about critical topics. Whether it’s your lunch, your questions or your opinion, be sure to bring it!
- March 2: Covering Kansans: A Snapshot of Public and Private Insurance — Join us for a lively discussion of health coverage options in Kansas, including the potential impact of legislation that would expand KanCare.
- February 25: Telehealth: Portal to Health — A session on recent policy changes and future considerations around telehealth, as well as variations in internet access across the state.
- February 23: A Shot at Vaccine Policy — A discussion of both the State and Federal components of vaccine policy decision-making, particularly as it relates to the COVID-19 vaccines.
- February 18: When “Don’t Spit on the Sidewalk” is Not Enough: Public Health and the COVID-19 Response — A frank conversation about the successes and challenges of the public health system as the pandemic response continues.
- February 16: A Playbook for Modernizing the Kansas Behavioral Health System — A discussion of recommendations developed by the working groups of the Special Committee on Mental Health Modernization and Reform.
The Kansas Health Institute supports effective policymaking through nonpartisan research, education and engagement. KHI believes evidence-based information, objective analysis and civil dialogue enable policy leaders to be champions for a healthier Kansas. Established in 1995 with a multiyear grant from the Kansas Health Foundation, KHI is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization based in Topeka.