The Coffey Health System Board of Trustees received several pieces of
good news during their monthly meeting on Monday, May 18. All nine
trustees were present. An interim chief financial officer is in her third week on the job.
Cheryl Batchelor, CPA is on contract to CHS for a minimum of two months.
As a consultant, she has experience as interim CFO at hospitals of
varying sizes. Read full article.
The Kansas legislature is debating the expansion of the state's Medicaid
program, KanCare. What does this mean to Coffey County Hospital?
Without KanCare expansion, we will lose $298,710 annually. With
expansion, we gain $2.8 million annually. Additionally, the county
stands to gain nearly $1 million in non-healthcare impact. Please
encourage your representatives to support Kancare expansion. (Economic
impact estimated by Kansas Hospital Association). To learn more, view a 60-second video about KanCare expansion.
In a marathon meeting on Monday, April 20, the Coffey Health System Board of Trustees met in regular session with new faces around the table and new leadership at the helm. The nearly four-hour meeting included discussions about the Madison clinic project, new leadership structure, and finances. Read full article.
special meeting on Monday, March 30, the Coffey Health System Board of
Trustees hired Thomas W. Laux (shown at right) as interim chief executive officer
effective March 31. Read full article.