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Register Now for the KAAP Spring CME Meeting!

CME — January 14, 2015 at 11:11 am

Register Now for the KAAP Spring CME Meeting!

 
New Oral Health Coding Fact Sheet

AAP — March 19, 2015 at 4:03 pm

New Oral Health Coding Fact Sheet

 
Kansas Health Summit on Breastfeeding

feature — February 24, 2015 at 4:32 pm

Kansas Health Summit on Breastfeeding

 
AAP Names New Executive Director

AAP — February 20, 2015 at 2:09 pm

AAP Names New Executive Director

 

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Register Now for the KAAP Spring CME Meeting!

Register Now for the KAAP Spring CME Meeting!

Published January 14, 2015
New Oral Health Coding Fact Sheet

New Oral Health Coding Fact Sheet

Published March 19, 2015
Kansas Health Summit on Breastfeeding

Kansas Health Summit on Breastfeeding

Published February 24, 2015
AAP Names New Executive Director

AAP Names New Executive Director

Published February 20, 2015
Governor declines to support pursuit of federal funds to expand access to preschool

Governor declines to support pursuit of federal funds to expand access to preschool

Published October 7, 2014
Kansas HPV Rates Lowest in Country

Kansas HPV Rates Lowest in Country

Published August 6, 2014

Register Now for the KAAP Spring CME Meeting!

January 14, 2015 No Comments

Registration is now open for the 2015 KAAP Spring CME Meeting! April 23-24, 2015 Hampton Inn & Suites on the Country Club Plaza Registration fee increases by $25 after noon on April 23rd! Find out more here Questions? Contact Chris Steege at chris.steege@kansasaap.org 

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New Oral Health Coding Fact Sheet

March 19, 2015 No Comments

An updated oral health coding fact sheet is now available from AAP that should answer questions that you have regarding new varnish CPT and other oral health issues. New Oral Health Coding Fact Sheet The coding sheet can also be found online at  https://www.aap.org/en-us/professional-resources/practice-support/Coding-at-the-AAP/Pages/Private/Oral-Health-Coding-Fact-Sheet.aspx (member log-in required). Any updates will be posted at this address.

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Kansas Health Summit on Breastfeeding

February 24, 2015 No Comments

KAAP participated in the Kansas Health Summit on Breastfeeding on September 24, 2014 in Wichita, hosted by the Kansas Health Foundation and the United Methodist Health Ministry Fund. National, state, and local experts came together to create opportunities to overcome barriers to breastfeeding in Kansas. Summit participants were also able to learn about available resources […]

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AAP Names New Executive Director

February 20, 2015 No Comments

The American Academy of Pediatrics named it’s first female Executive Director/CEO, Karen L. Remley, M.D., M.B.A., M.P.H., FAAP, of Richmond, VA., effective July 2015. Current Executive Director Errol R. Alden, M.D., FAAP, announced last July that he would be stepping down from the position he will have held for 11 years. Dr. Remley is currently the chief medical officer […]

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Governor declines to support pursuit of federal funds to expand access to preschool

October 7, 2014 No Comments

From Kansas Action for Children October 7, 2014 Kansas will not have the opportunity to apply for federal Race to the Top funds to increase access to preschool because Gov. Brownback has declined to provide a letter of support, an application requirement. The federal grant would have provided up to $60 million over four years. The governor […]

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Kansas HPV Rates Lowest in Country

August 6, 2014 No Comments

Kansas ranks lowest in US in HPV vaccination rates for girls.  Overland Park pediatrician and KAAP member Jennifer Mellick, MD, FAAP spoke with Kansas City’s Fox 4 News to raise awareness for the important vaccine.  Her most compelling argument?  She has given the HPV vaccine to her own kids!

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Template for Office Disaster Plan

May 20, 2014 No Comments

The following template was prepared to help our Chapter members in developing their own practice disaster plans. It was developed to be used in conjunction with the Preparedness Checklist for Pediatric Practices that was published by the American Academy of Pediatrics that can be easily downloaded at the Children and Disaster website. Every practice is different […]

readmore KAAP, Physicians

New Report: Medicaid Expansion in Kansas

May 12, 2014 No Comments

A new report shows that one in six Kansas adults under 65 lacks health insurance, even though tens of thousands of them have jobs. The study, released by the Kansas Center for Economic Growth, examines the potential economic boost to the Kansas economy if health coverage is extended to working men and women in various industries […]

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KS Immunization Apple App Available Now!

November 11, 2013 No Comments

The Kansas Chapter is excited to announce that the KS Immunization App  is now available! The app is free and very easy to download-just click on the appropriate link:         The app, which is being funded by a grant from Immunize Kansas Kids and the Kansas Health Institute, is an attempt to help providers deal with the ever changing […]

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New Oral Health Coding Fact Sheet

An updated oral health coding fact sheet is now available from AAP that should answer questions that you have...

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