Kansas Mental
Health Coalition

KMHC Monthly Meeting

  • April 24, 2024
  • 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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April 24, 2024

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

Minutes of the previous meetingRead minutes draft.

9:35 a.m. Reports 

   Board of Directors - Election will be held at the Annual Meeting in May.

   Financial Report Amy Campbell 

   Advocacy Committee – Colin Thomasset / Monica Kurz - 

   Governor’s Behavioral Health Services Planning Council – Council report and reports from members serving on the Council or subcommittees.  See Annual Subcommittee Reports posted here:  https://kdads.ks.gov/kdads-commissions/behavioral-health/gbhspc/gbhspc-subcommittees 

   Big Tent Coalition - Mike Burgess

   KanCare Advocates Network - Sean Gatewoo

   Consumer Programs - CAC, CRO, P3, Clubhouse, Other

   Parity Committee -  Amy Campbell / Rick Cagan 

   Suicide Prevention Coalition / 988 Crisis Line - Brenna Visoscky

   South Central Regional Psychiatric Hospital Advisory Panel - Mary Jones

10:00 a.m.   Guest Update:  

10:30 a.m.   KDADS Update

11:00 a.m.  Lobbyist Report    Amy Campbell 

  • Legislative Update     2024 List of Legislation and Mega-Budget Items

  • Stakeholders are still waiting for an announcement for the three managed care organizations (MCOs) that will be offered a Kancare contract.  The announcement had been expected Friday, April 19.
  • A motion has been made in the Kansas Senate to attempt to pull the Medicaid Expansion Legislation out of committee and force a debate in the full Senate.  
  • The Legislature returns from break on April 25.

11:15 a.m.  Old Business

11:25 a.m.  Announcements 

11:30 a.m.  Adjourn

2024 Schedule - Jan 24, Feb 28, Mar 27, April 24, May 22, June 26, July 24, August 28, September 25, October 23, Nov 27, Dec 18

Board Meetings: 11:45 a.m. quarterly the 4th Wednesdays (March 27, June 26, Sept. 25, Dec. 18)

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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