When

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Advocacy Day: 10:30 AM to 5:30 PM CST
Physician/Legislators' Reception  6:00 to 8:00 PM CST

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Where 

KMS/KaMMCO Bldg.,
623 SW 10th
Topeks, KS 66612

Capitol Plaza Hotel
1717 SW Topeka Blvd.
Topeka, KS 66612
 

 
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Contact

Carolyn Gaughan, CAE 
Kansas Academy of Family Physicians 
316-721-9005 
kafp@kafponline.org 
HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS

Topeka Capitol Plaza Hotel

Sleeping rooms are available at the Topeka Capitol Plaza Hotel at a reduced rate of $96/night + tax.  This rate is good for the nights of January 23 & 24, and is not guaranteed for any reservations made after January 5, 2017.  To reserve a room, call the hotel at 785-431-7200.

   

This event is for any family physician, general surgeon, ER physician, general internist, resident or medical student interested in learning more about how to advocate for medicine. Advocacy Day will help you get energized, prepared and informed for the 2018 Kansas legislative session. KAFP Advocacy Day will feature key speakers to update you on the upcoming healthcare issues during the legislative session. An evening reception will allow you the opportunity to meet your legislator and mingle with legislators and colleagues.

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KAFP Board Meeting

Advocacy Day

Reception

8:30 – 10:15 a.m.

10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

KMS/KaMMCO Building

623 SW 10th Ave

Topeka, KS 66612

KMS/KaMMCO Building

623 SW 10th Ave

Topeka, KS 66612

Capitol Plaza Hotel

1717 SW Topeka Blvd

Topeka, KS 66612

 

 

8:30 – 10:15 a.m.

KAFP Board of Directors Meeting

 

 

10:15 – 10:30

Advocacy Day Registration Opens

10:30 – 10:35

Welcome  |  John Feehan, MD, FAAFP, KAFP President; John Rosell, PHD, KMS Executive Director

10:35 – 11:15

Issues Expected to Arise in the 2018 Legislative Session   |  Rachell Colombo, KMS Director of Government Affairs; Dodie Wellshear, KAFP Legislative Liason

11:15 – 11:30

KanCare & Medicaid Expansion  |  David Jordan, Alliance for a Healthy Kansas

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

AAFP Update  |  R. Shawn Martin, AAFP Senior Vice President of Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy

12:30 – 1:15

Lunch; depart for Capitol after lunch

1:30 – 2:45

At Capitol.  Attendees are encouraged to make appointments to visit with their representatives.

2:45 – 3:00

Break; return to KMS/KaMMCO Building

3:00 – 3:30

Opioids  |  Daniel Warren, MD

3:30 – 4:00

Telemedicine Panel  |  Bob Moser, MD, FAAFP, Kansas Heart and Stroke Collaborative; Elisha Yaghmi, MD, Freestate Health; Michael Atwood, MD, BCBS of Kansas

4:00 – 5:30

Kansas Policy Makers’ Perspective.  Legislative leaders from both parties have been invited to provide their perspective on the legislative session.

 

 

6:00 – 8:00

Physician & Legislators Reception; Topeka Capitol Plaza Hotel, Shawnee A

Note: Immunize Kansas Coalition is holding its reception from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. directly across the hall.  We encourage members to come and go between the two receptions.