LINK Inc.Living Independently in Northwest Kansas
The Kansas Association of Centers for Independent Living (KACIL), represents 10 Centers for Independent Living (CILs). Centers provide services to people with disabilities of all ages. Centers for Independent Living also provide assistance to businesses and all other entities in the community to assist them in offering services to people with disabilities.
The Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living (APRIL) is a national grassroots, nonprofit membership organization consisting of over 260 members from centers for independent living, their satellites and branch offices, statewide independent living councils, other organizations and individuals concerned with the independent living issues of people with disabilities living in rural America.
The agency administers services to older adults; administers behavioral health, addiction and prevention programs; manages the four state hospitals and institutions; administers the state’s home- and community-based services waiver programs under KanCare, the state’s Medicaid program; and directs health occupations credentialing.
Established to deliver quality healthcare in the state of Kansas through local, regional and community-based resources, Sunflower is a Managed Care Organization and subsidiary of Centene Corporation (Centene). Sunflower exists to improve the health of its beneficiaries through focused, compassionate and coordinated care. Our approach is based on the core belief that quality healthcare is best delivered locally.
At UnitedHealthcare, we are committed to improving the health care system. UnitedHealthcare is an operating division of UnitedHealth Group, the largest single health carrier in the United States. As a recognized leader in the health and well-being industry, we strive to improve the quality and effectiveness of health care for all Americans and enhance access to health benefits.
Amerigroup cares about people. We are passionate about serving our members and go the extra mile to make sure individuals receive the services and supports they need. We foster relationships and community partnerships to develop programs that make a difference in the lives of our members, their families, and the communities we serve.
The vision of the State Plan for independent living in Kansas is an inclusive community which would enable Kansans to live in the environment of their choice. Independent living demands consumer empowerment, control, equal access, and integration. The plan shall insure that there are civil rights in place for total integration.