Strategic Plan

Strategy 5.1

Support initiatives and policies that contribute to economic security for families.

5.1.1   Adopt policies that maximize Medicaid by expanding covered/billable services for children and families, the types of providers who qualify for reimbursement, and the settings where services can be provided.
State agency led tactic.Requires policy changes by elected officials.

5.1.2   Reduce eligibility barriers and administrative burdens so that more Kansas families can access concrete economic supports like Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) cash assistance, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food assistance, and child care assistance.
State agency led tactic.Requires policy changes by elected officials.

5.1.3   Analyze the impact of current and future policies on funding, services, and programs specifically for underserved populations to help families improve access to basic supports.
State agency led tactic.Statewide and community-level partnerships.Requires policy changes by elected officials.