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February 24, 2022 | POLICY & RESEARCH

ICYMI: Modernizing the Kansas Behavioral Health System — Virtual Event (February 24, 2022)

The Kansas Legislature is advancing the pages of the behavioral health playbook. The 2021 Special Committee on Kansas Mental Health Modernization and Reform was tasked with analyzing the Kansas behavioral health system and developing a strategic effort to modernize it. On February 24, 2022, the Kansas Health Institute (KHI) hosted a discussion of the latest recommendations developed by the Special Committee’s working groups, which included experts from across the state.

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December 21, 2020 | POLICY & RESEARCH

Telehealth Access and Policy in Kansas (December 2020)

Beginning in March 2020, as COVID-19 cases rose in Kansas and across the U.S., rapid changes in telehealth policy allowed providers to offer care in a socially distanced manner. Looking ahead to a post-COVID-19 world, policymakers in Kansas and around the country are now considering which policy changes should continue, which should not, and whether other changes are needed to encourage the appropriate use of telehealth moving forward. This two-part series explores telehealth usage and policy considerations in Kansas and the nation.

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