August 27, 2019
Wichita, Kan. — The University of Kansas Health System's Kathy Wolfe Moore has been named a 2019 Kansas Hospital Association Distinguished Health Care Advocate. Wolfe Moore, a Kansas representative serving her fifth consecutive term, joined Lt. Gov. Lynn Rogers in receiving this year's recognition at the KHA Annual Convention.
Rep. Kathy Wolf Moore is the ranking minority member on the House Appropriations Committee and serves on the Taxation Committee. She currently serves as a board member of Wyandotte Economic Development Council and the Wyandot Center (Community Mental Health Center for Wyandotte County). Outside of her civic responsibilities, she serves as an external liaison for The University of Kansas Health System.
KHA recognized Wolf Moore for her "instrumental leadership role on numerous issues that are important to Kansas hospitals, including KanCare expansion; the restoration of Medicaid reimbursement reductions; providing choice to public hospitals regarding concealed carry; creating guardrails for the operation of the KanCare managed care organizations; and modifying the provider assessment program in a positive manner."
"Both Lt. Gov. Lynn Rogers and Rep. Kathy Wolfe Moore have been tireless advocates for measures to improve the Kansas health care system. They have steadfastly stood up for what is best for patients and providers."
The Kansas Hospital Association is a voluntary, non-profit organization existing to be the leading advocate and resource for members. KHA membership includes 222 member facilities, of which 125 are full-service, community hospitals. Founded in 1910, KHA’s vision is Optimal Health for Kansas.