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State Officials Give Presentation on KanCare to Tribal Leaders

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 Dr. Bob Moser, Secretary for the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, gave a presentation today to tribal leaders and health care administrators from the four tribes about the proposed KanCare program that the state is planning to implement in place of the federal Affordable Care Act program.  Moser's presentation was geared specifically to  tribal interests.

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Tribal leaders asked several questions during the presentation regarding what effect the plan will have on them and their providers.  In the photo, on the left side, are Dave Halferty, Chief Financial Officer for the Department of Aging, Mark Dugan, Chief of Staff for the Lieutenant Governor's Office, and Moser.

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Mary Truhe, PBP Health Center Director, visits with Christiane Swartz (in blue) who is with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

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Left to right, Iowa Tribal Council members Coreena Adkins, Tony Fee and Tim Rhodd and PBP representatives Anna Boswell, Mary Truhe, and Janet-Bair Carpenter.  Boswell is Assistant General Manager and Bair-Carpenter is Director of Social Services for the PBP.

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Standing in the photo is Joyce Guerrero who welcomed participants to the meeting that was held in the PBP Health Center conference room.