The mission of the Kansas Health Institute is to support effective policymaking through nonpartisan research, education and engagement. One way we do that is by convening educational forums around health policy issues.
October 29, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
Virtual Event — Surprise Medical Bills: Policymakers Seek Solutions to Protect Consumers
If you live in Kansas, there is a good chance you have had to pay a medical bill that you thought would be covered by insurance. What causes these “surprise” medical bills and why are consumers in Kansas more likely to receive them than consumers in most other states? What are policymakers around the country doing to protect consumers? Register now for this no-cost virtual event to learn more about this issue and to hear from a panel of experts who will discuss what can be done to protect consumers from surprise medical bills.
Select a link below to access recordings and materials from these past events.
- September 30, 2020: What’s Driving the Cost of Health Care?
- September 22, 2020: County Health Rankings: Education, Health and COVID-19
- September 17, 2020: Prescriptions for Change: The Price of Drugs and State Cost Control Strategies
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.