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October 29, 2020 | POLICY & RESEARCH

ICYMI: Virtual Event and Issue Brief — Surprise Medical Bills (October 29, 2020)

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 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.

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September 22, 2020 | POLICY & RESEARCH

ICYMI: Virtual Event — County Health Rankings: Education, Health and COVID-19 (September 22, 2020)

As COVID-19 continues to cast a spotlight on schools as hubs for a range of services beyond education, it is more vital than ever to identify opportunities for different community partners to support these needs. On Tuesday, September 22, the Kansas Health Institute, Kansas Hospital Association and Kansas State Department of Education co-hosted the 2020 County Health Rankings virtual event that brought together about 200 people from across the state.

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September 17, 2020 | POLICY & RESEARCH

ICYMI: Virtual Event — Prescriptions for Change (September 17, 2020)

How does the maze of retail prescription drug pricing and distribution work in the United States? What are the implications for consumers and payers attempting to navigate it? On Sept. 17, 2020, the Kansas Health Institute held a virtual event to explore these issues and help shed light on the complex system and the options state policymakers across the country are using to rein in costs. Watch the video and learn more in the accompanying issue brief.

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