The Fund 101: A Complete Guide to the Kansas Health Care Stabilization Fund

2024 Spring Education Webinar

Recorded on March 26, 2024

The Fund 101 webinar


Rita L. Noll, JD, Chief Counsel and Deputy Director, Kansas Health Care Stabilization Fund

Program Description

In Kansas, the Health Care Stabilization Fund, more commonly known as “the Fund,” is a critical piece of the state’s healthcare infrastructure. Not only does it provide an added layer of liability protection to the providers it covers, but it also serves to maintain an environment of predictability that makes Kansas one of the best places in the country to practice medicine.

Key Discussion Points

  • Origins and Function: Explore why the Kansas legislature established the Fund and how it functions.
  • Coverage Clarity: Understand who designated healthcare providers are and who falls within the scope coverage for the Fund.
  • Caps on Damages: Delve into the significance of damage caps and their impact on providers and the healthcare ecosystem in Kansas.