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Advocacy 



KACE works to promote a positive image of Administrators and Operators while demonstrating your commitment to provide quality care for residents. KACE advocates on your behalf each month by communicating the challenges adult care executives are facing. KACE is regularly advocating on behalf of adult care executives with state and federal agencies and with state and federal elected officials.   


Bob Bethell KanCare Oversight & Kansas Legislature Committee Hearings

KACE provides testimony to various legislative committees and to the KanCare oversight committee throughout the calendar year. KACE shares provider experiences with KanCare, advocates for adequate funding for the nursing home reimbursement program, and provides updates on COVID-19 challenges, the workforce shortage crisis, and on federal regulatory issues to numerous Kansas legislators during committee hearings. In addition to delivering testimony to legislative committees KACE facilitates communication between members and their legislators on timely concerns such as bills, agency budgets that fund long-term care programs, and regulations that impact long-term care in Kansas. 


KDADS Stakeholder Meetings

KACE meets with the Secretary of KDADS and various KDADS leadership staff weekly and monthly to discuss COVID issues, survey related issues, reimbursement issues, the PEAK program, and others timely challenges long-term care providers are facing on a daily basis. 


KDADS/KDHE Monthly and Quarterly Meetings With Associations and Advocacy Groups

KACE meets with KDADS and KDHE leadership monthly to discuss on-going issues regarding elder care in Kansas.  


Fire Marshal Stakeholder Meetings 

KACE meets with The Office of the State Fire Marshal regularly to discuss new regulations and current topics in fire safety for long-term care facilities and assisted living facilities. 




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Kansas Adult Care Executives
1505 SW Fairlawn RD.
Suite B
Topeka, KS 66604
P 785-273-4393
F 785-273-8681
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