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NURSING HOMES: AN OVERVIEW
OF THE STATE SYSTEM
Kansas
1 State Long Term Care Ombudsman
Gilbert Cruz
State LTC Ombudsman
Office of the State LTC Ombudsman
900 SW Jackson Street
Suite 1041
Topeka, KS 66612
Work: (877)662-8362
Fax: (785)296-3916
website:http://www.kansas
ombudsman.ks.gov


10 Citizen Advocacy Group
Mitzi McFatrich
Executive Director
Kansas Advocates for Better Care
913 Tennessee Street, #2
Lawrence, KS 66044
Work: (800)525-1782
Fax: (785)749-0029
website:www.kabc.org

2 Office on Aging
Kathy Greenlee
Secretary on Aging
KS Dept on Aging - IV
New England Building
503 South Kansas Avenue
Topeka, KS 66603-3404
Work: (785)296-5222
Fax: (785)296-0256
website:http://www.k4s.or
g/kdoa/default.htm


11 Local and Regional Ombudsmen
Cynthia Bailey
Region 2 LTC Ombudsman
Office of the State LTC Ombudsman
900 SW Jackson Street
Suite 1041
Topeka, KS 66612
Work: (785)296-3017
Fax: (785)296-3916
website:http://www.kansas
ombudsman.ks.gov

Area Served: Region 2: Chase, Dickinson, Geary, Lyon, Marion, Morris, Osage, Shawnee, Wabaunsee counties

3 Licensure and Certifications
Martin Kennedy
Commissioner
Kansas Department on Aging
Comm. on Licensure, Enforce & Eval.
503 South kansas
Topeka, KS 66603-3404
Work: (785)296-4986
Fax: (785)296-0256

Joe Dobson
Region 3 LTC Ombudsman
Office of the State LTC Ombudsman Prog.
7700 Shawnee Mission Parkway
Suite 203
Overland Park, KS 66202
Work: (913)236-9378
Fax: (913)826-7576
Area Served: Region 3: Douglas, Franklin, Johnson, Leavenworth, Miami, Wyandotte counties

4 Medicaid Fraud Unit Control
Loren Snell
Director
Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of Kansas
Office of the Attorney General
120 SW 10th Avenue
2nd Floor
Topeka, KS 66612-1597
Work: (785)296-2215
Fax: (785)386-6223

James Grooms
Region 7 LTC Ombudsman
Office of the State LTC Ombudsman
900 S.W. Jackson
Suite 1041
Topeka, KS 66612
Work: (785)296-6017
Fax: (785)296-3916
Area Served: Region 7: Atchison, Brown, Cloud, Clay, Doniphan, Jackson, Jefferson, Marshall, Nemaha, Potawatomie, Republic, Riley and Washington counties

5 Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrator
Brenda Kroll
Board of Adult Care Home Administrators
1000 S.W. Jackson
Suite 200
Topeka, KS 66612
Work: (785)296-0061
Fax: (785)296-3075

Velvet Johnson
Region 6 LTC Ombudsman
Office of the State LTC Ombudsman
332 E. 8th
Hays, KS 66612
Work: (785)628-3121
Fax: (785)625-0092
Area Served: Region 6: Cheyenne, Decatur, Ellis, Jewell, Graham, Gove, Logan, Mitchell Norton, Osborne, Phillips, Rawlins, Rooks, Russell, Sheridan, Sherman, Smith, Trego, Thomas and Wallace counties

6 Medicaid Agency
Marcia Nielsen
Executive Director
Kansas Health Policy Authority
Dept. of Social & Rehab. Svcs.
915 SW Harrison Street
5th Floor
Topeka, KS 66612
Work: (785)296-3981
Fax: (785)296-4813

Gina Johnston
Region 8 LTC Ombudsman
Office of the State LTC Ombudsman
320 S. Broadway
Pittsburgh, KS 66762
Work: (620)230-0743
Fax: (620)231-6448
Area Served: Region 8: Allen, Anderson, Bourbon, Chautaugua, Cherokee, Coffey, Crawford, Elk, Greenwood, Labette, Linn, Montgomery, Neesho, Wilson and Woodson counties

7 Quality Improvement Organization
Larry Pitman
President/CEO
Kansas Foundation For Medical Care
2947 S.W. Wanamaker Dr.
Topeka, KS 66614-4193
Work: (785)273-2552
Fax: (785)273-0737
website:http://www.kfmc.o
rg


Jan Scoggins
Region 5 LTC Ombudsman
Office of the State LTC Ombudsman
2308 First Avenue
Dodge City, KS 67801
Work: (620)225-2439
Fax: (620)227-9667
Area Served: Region 5: Barber, Clark, Comanche, Edwards, Finney, Ford, Grant, Gray, Greeley, Hamilton, Haskell, Hodgeman, Kearny, Kiowa, Lane, Meade, Morton, Ness, Pratt, Scott Seward, Stanton, Stevens and Wichita counties

8 Protection and Advocacy System
Rocky Nichols
Executive Director
Disability Rights Center of Kansas
635 S.W. Harrison
Topeka, KS 66603
Work: (785)273-9661
Fax: (785)273-9414

Gloria Simpson
Region 4 LTC Ombudsman
Kansas Department on Aging - Region IV
Long Term Care Ombudsman Office
130 S. Market
Suite 5063
Wichita, KS 67202
Work: (316)337-7379
Fax: (316)337-6023
Area Served: Region 4: Butler, Cowley, Harper, Harvey, Sedgwick and Sumner counties

9 Adult Protective Service Agency
Bessie Walker
Program Manager
Dept of Social & Rehab Services
D.S.O.B - 681 West
915 SW Harrison
Topeka, KS 66612
Work: (785)368-8105
Fax: (785)296-0146


Last Updated Monday, September 08, 2008


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