Kansas Mental
Health Coalition

KMHC Monthly Meeting

  • January 26, 2022
  • 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Kansas Mental Health Coalition

Speaking with one voice to meet critical needs of people with mental illness.


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January 26, 2022

9:30 a.m.  Welcome and Introductions     Mary Jones, President

9:35 a.m.   KDHE Update - Sarah Fertig, Medicaid Director

Minutes of the previous meeting.   Read minutes

10:00 a.m. Reports 

   Board of Directors - met in December.

   Financial Report Amy Campbell 

   Advocacy Committee –2022 Mental Health Advocacy Day - Amy Campbell / Mary Jones

   Governor’s Behavioral Health Services Planning Council – Wes Cole, Chair

   Big Tent Coalition - Mike Burgess

   KanCare Advocates Network - Sean Gatewoo

   Consumer Programs - Matt Spezia, P3

   Parity Committee - Rick Cagan

   Suicide Prevention Coalition / 988 Crisis Line - Monica Kurz

10:45 a.m.   Consensus Priorities Discussion

Updated Issue Papers and Legislative Issues - Food Sales Tax

11:00 a.m.   Lobbyist Report     Amy Campbell

Governors Budget - https://budget.kansas.gov/budget-report/

Budget Overview - Adam Proffitt, State Budget Director - See Here 

Report of the Special Committee on Home and Community Based Services Intellectual and Developmental Disability Waiver to the 2022 Kansas Legislature  See Report

Kansas Mental Health Modernization and Reform - See Report to the 2022 Legislature

SPARK Executive Committee and Advisory Panels - Distribution of Federal Recovery Funds

11:25 a.m.  Announcements

11:30 a.m.  Adjourn

2022 Schedule:   Jan 26, Feb 23, Mar 23, April 27, May 25, June 22, July 27, August 24, September 28, October 26, Nov 16, Dec 14

Mental Health Advocacy Day - February 22, 2022

Board Meetings: 12 noon quarterly the 4th Wednesdays (March 23, June 22, Sept. 28, Dec. 14)

For more information, contact: Kansas Mental Health Coalition

c/o Amy A. Campbell, Lobbyist, P.O. Box 4103, Topeka, KS 66604

785-969-1617    campbell525@sbcglobal.net

(c) Kansas Mental Health Coalition, P.O. Box 4744, Topeka, KS  66604  785-969-1617

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