March 24, 2017

Enews March-24 Save the Date and KanCare passes Out of the Senate

The 2017 UCS Human Service Summit will take a page from the past and be a  Navigating the Future event.  This community conversation about human service trends, needs and solutions in Johnson County will launch planning for the next 50 years.  Mark your calendar now for June 14, 2017, 8:30 - Noon. 

This is a community-wide event for health and human service agencies, funders, faith community representatives, elected officials, county and city governments, public safety, education and business sectors.
UCS is excited for this to be one of the first public events held in the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center (formerly the King Louie building at 87th and Metcalf).
As UCS prepares to begin its 50th year, the time is right to share your ideas with others who care deeply about our community.   Special thank you to our event host, Johnson County Government.  This event is supported through funding from the REACH Healthcare Foundation.
Make A Donation:   Giving to honor our past and prepare for our future is a great way to help us celebrate 50 years and those who have served our community through UCS.  We are happy to offer this easy online giving option.

KanCare Passes Out of the Senate Health and Welfare Committee
As soon as Monday, March 27, the bill expanding KanCare will go to the floor. Expanding eligibility will improve the health and economic well-being of Kansas families.  Currently, KanCare income eligibility levels are as low as 33% of poverty, which is an income of $6,600 per year for a family of three. Expanding KanCare eligibility provides an additional 150,000 Kansans with health insurance coverage, including 9,500 people in Johnson County alone.
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