Anthem/Healthy BlueHealthy Blue combines Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas’ (BCBSKS) and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC)’s expertise on local needs and community support with Anthem Partnership Holding Company, LLC (APHC)’s Medicaid managedcare capabilities. This allows Healthy Blue to deliver whole-person health in partnership with community-based organizations.
We would like to thank Anthem/Healthy Blue for sponsoring the boxed lunches at the 2023 SOAR Conference.
ArcareArcare ensures that people with disabilities would receive professional support throughout their lives. Initially, the focus was on developing full-service, long-term plans for each of its clients. Over time, the non-profit has added additional programs and services tailored to meet each person’s needs.
Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD)AUCD supports and promotes a national network of 142 federally funded university-based interdisciplinary programs in the United States. Network members consist of 67 University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD); 60 Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) programs; and 15 Eunice Kennedy Shriver Intellectual and Developmental Disability Research Centers (IDDRC). These programs serve and are in every U.S. state and territory and are all part of universities or medical centers. The AUCD Network of Centers and Programs serve as a bridge between the university and the community. We bring together the resources of both to achieve meaningful and equitable change in disability research, education, training, service, and policy.
CareSourceCareSource is nationally recognized for leading the industry in providing member-centric health care coverage. Headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, the company has built a legacy of providing quality health care coverage for Medicaid consumers. CareSource serves more than 2 million members across six states supported by a growing workforce of 4,500. The CareSource mission to make a lasting difference in their members’ lives by improving their health.
Disability Rights Center of Kansas (DRC)The Disability Rights Center of Kansas (DRC) is a public interest legal advocacy agency empowered by federal law to advocate for the civil and legal rights of Kansans with disabilities. As the official Protection and Advocacy system for Kansas, we are all about fighting for equality, law, and justice. DRC has attorneys and advocates who provide free advocacy and legal services for disability rights.
Easterseals MidwestAt Easterseals Midwest, we are leading the way to full equity, inclusion, and access for people with disabilities, their families, and our communities.
Every year, we provide support to nearly 6,500 individuals across Illinois, Kansas, and Missouri through our life-changing Autism, Community Living, Employment, and Early Childhood programs.