Thrive Allen County has been a leader in working to bring down the uninsured rate in our region, cutting it by over half in just a few years.
Thrive is known as THE go-to place for Navigator assistance. Our Navigators have helped to reduce Allen County’s uninsured rate from 21% in 2013 to 10% in 2016. Over four Open Enrollments our Navigators have seen more than 1,000 people, assisting consumers with applications, enrollment into insurance plans and educating them on how to understand […]
We are honored to partner with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas to design and implement new approaches to help rural Kansans live healthier, better lives.
A recent statewide public opinion poll shows that Kansas voters overwhelmingly support the proposed expansion of the state’s Medicaid program, with support among Republicans, Independents and Democrats.
At an event scheduled for October 3, 2013 in Iola, Sheldon Weisgrau, director of the Health Reform Resource Project, will discuss health care, health insurance and why health reform is an important public policy issue.
The new health insurance Marketplace begins enrollment October 1 with coverage commencing as early as January 1, 2014. This is a great opportunity for the uninsured in Allen to get affordable coverage.
Thrive’s mission is to support and encourage programs, policies and resources that promote access to healthcare, healthy lifestyles, and positive community conversation that improves the well-being of residents of Allen County, Kansas.
Thrive Allen County
9 South Jefferson Avenue
Iola, KS 66749
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Allen County Events
- Sep 29, 2017
Buster Keaton Celebration: Celebrate the life and work of Buster Keaton
- Oct 4, 2017
International Walk to School Day: Help Allen County schoolchildren celebrate the freedom to walk and bike to school!
- Oct 7, 2017
Biblesta Run for the Son: 3K Walk and 5K Run, part of the Biblesta festival in Humboldt
- Oct 12, 2017
Farm City Days: City of Iola festival with carnival, parade, vendors and entertainment!
- Nov 17, 2017
Thrive Annual Dinner: Come help celebrate!