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State Ombudsman Program

Barbara Hickert , State LTC Ombudsman

Office of the State LTC Ombudsman

900 SW Jackson Street, Suite 1041
Topeka, ks  66612
Work: (785)296-3017
Fax: (785) 296-3916
Website: https://ombudsman.ks.gov/home

Local Ombudsman Programs

Velvet Unrein , Region 6 LTC Ombudsman

Office of the State LTC Ombudsman

322 E. 8th
Hays, ks  67601
Work: (785) 628-3121 or (877) 662-8362
Fax: (785) 296-3916
Area Served: Region 6: Cheyenne, Cloud, Decatur, Ellis, Jewell, Graham, Gove, Logan, Mitchell Norton, Osborne, Phillips, Rawlins, Rooks, Russell, Rush, Sheridan, Sherman, Smith, Trego, Thomas, Wallace and Lincoln Counties

Gloria Simpson , Region 4 LTC Ombudsman

LTC Ombudsman Office

300 W. Douglas, Suite 202
Wichita, ks  67202
Work: (316) 347-1429 or (877) 662-8362
Fax: (785) 296-3916
Area Served: Region 4: Butler, Cowley, Harper, Sedgwick, Kingman and Sumner Counties

Jan Scoggins , Region 5 LTC Ombudsman

1509 Avenue P, 5th Floor
Dodge City, ks  67801
Work: (620) 225-2439 or (877) 662-8362
Fax: (620) 227-9667
Area Served: Region 5: Barber, Clark, Comanche, Edwards, Finney, Ford, Grant, Gray, Greeley, Hamilton, Haskell, Hodgeman, Kearny, Kiowa, Lane, Meade, Morton, Ness, Pawnee, Pratt, Scott Seward, Stafford, Stanton, Stevens and Wichita Counties

Sue Schuster , Region 2 LTC Ombudsman

900 SW Jackson Street, Suite 1041
Topeka, ks  66612
Work: (785) 296-2962 or (785) 230-0715
Fax: (785) 296-3916
Area Served: Region 2: Atchison, Brown, Chase, Clay, Doniphan, Douglas, Geary, Jackson, Jefferson, Lyon, Marshall, Morris, Nemaha, Osage, Pottawatomie, Riley, Shawnee, Washington, and Wabaunsee Counties

Camille Russell , Region 7 LTC Ombudsman

Office of the State LTC Ombudsman

300 N. 17th Street
Parsons, ks  67357
Work: (620) 212-0136 or 877-662- 8362
Fax: (785) 296-3916
Area Served: Region 7: Allen, Anderson, Bourbon, Chautaugua, Cherokee, Coffey, Crawford, Elk, Franklin, Greenwood, Labette, Linn, Miami, Mongomery, Neosho, Wilson & Woodson Counties

Marilyn Randa , Region 3 LTC Ombudsman

8915 Lenexa Drive
Overland Park, ks  66214
Work: (913) 236-9385 or (877) 662-8362
Fax: (785) 296-3916
Area Served: Johnson, Leavenworth, and Wyandotte Counties

Vacant N/A , Region 1 LTC Ombudsman

600 Andrew Avenue, Suite 200
South Hutchinson, ks  67505
Work: (620) 728-0180 or (877) 662-8362
Fax: (785) 663-7868
Area Served: Region 1: Barton, Dickinson, Harvey, Marion, Ottawa, Reno, Rice, Saline, Ellsworth, and McPherson Counties

Citizen Advocacy Groups

Kansas Advocates for Better Care

Mitzi McFatrich , Executive Director

913 Tennessee Street #2
Lawrence, KS  66044
Work: (800) 525-1782
Website: http://www.kabc.org

Other

Office on Aging

Tim Keck , Secretary of Aging and Disability Services
Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services

New England Building , 503 South Kansas Avenue
Topeka, ks  66603-3404
Work: (785) 296-5222
Fax: (785) 296-0256
Website: http://www.kdads.ks.gov

Protection and Advocacy System

Rocky Nichols , Executive Director
Disability Rights Center of Kansas

214 SW 6th Ave. , Suite 100
Topeka, ks  66603
Work: (785) 273-9661
Fax: (785) 273-9414

Quality Improvement Organization

KePro Kansas

5201 West Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 900 , Tampa, Florida 33609
, ks  
Work: (813) 280-8256
Website: http://www.keproqio.com/bene/statelisting.aspx?state=Kansas

State Attorneys General

Derek Schmidt , State Attorney General

120 S.W. 10th Avenue, 2nd Floor
Topeka, ks  66612-1597
Work: (785) 296-2215
Fax: (785) 296-6296
Website: http://www.ksag.org/home/

Adult Protective Services Agency

Leslie Hale , Administrator
Department for Children and Family Services

Harrison 555 S. Kansas Ave. , 915 SW Harrison
Topeka, ks  66602
Work: (785) 368-8105

Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrator

Brenda Kroll , AUD/SLP License Administrator
Kansas Dept. for Aging & Disability Services/Board of Adult Care Home Administrators

612 South Kansas Avenue
Topeka, ks  66603
Work: (785) 296-3271

Licensure and Certifications

Patty Brown , Interim Commissioner
Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services/Health Occupations Credentialing

612 South Kansas Avenue
Topeka, ks  66603-3404
Work: (785) 296-1260
Fax: (785) 296-0256

Medicaid Agency

Jon Hamdorf , Medicaid Director
Department of Health and Environment

900 SW Jackson Street, Suite 900
Topeka, ks  66612
Work: (785) 296-3512

Medicaid Fraud Unit Control

Jackie Williams , Director
Office of the Attorney General

120 SW 10th Avenue, 2nd Floor
Topeka, ks  66612-1597
Work: (785) 368-6214
Fax: (785) 368-6223

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