KDHE- Kansas Department of Health and Enviroment
KDHE’s mission is to protect and improve the health and environment of all Kansans.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment consists of three divisions:
Environment, Health Care Finance and Public Health. The Division of Environment has the following six bureaus that work toward Kansans living in safe and sustainable environments: Air, Environmental Field Services, Environmental Remediation, Health and Environmental Laboratories, Waste Management and Water. The Division of Health Care Finance includes Electronic Health Records, Health Information Technology and Health Information Exchange, KanCare, Medicaid Program Integrity, Office of Inspector General, Projections and Informatics, and the State Employee Health Plan. The Division of Public Health has the following six bureaus that work to protect and improve the health of all Kansans: Community Health Systems, Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemiology and Public Health Informatics, Family Health, Health Promotion and Oral Health. There are two support bureaus – Epidemiology and Public Health Informatics and the Kansas Health and Environmental Laboratory – which provide information resource management and laboratory assistance to the other divisions and the general public. The Office of Vital Statistics, within the Bureau of Epidemiology and Public Health Informatics is responsible for registering births, deaths, marriages and divorces and issuing those certificates.
The benefits you earn as an eligible State employee are a significant part of your total compensation package. A broad base of programs has been developed to enhance the health, security, and peace of mind of benefits, eligible, State of Kansas employees and their families.
Here are a few:
- Promotional Opportunity
- Medical Plan Choices, Dental and Vision Plans
- Employee Assistant Program
- HealthQuest Rewards Program
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Leave Plans (Vacation, Sick, etc.)
- Retirement Plan
- Deferred Compensation
- Workers Compensation
- Learning Quest