Published on October 29, 2021

Information regarding Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas negotiations

As we continue negotiations with BCBSKS, you can find the latest updates and information below:


November 1, 2021

Update on BCBSKS negotiations - 11/1/21

We are very happy to share that LMH Health has come to an agreement with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas (BCBSKS) to remain in-network for 2022 and for many years to come. Read More


October 28, 2021

Community Message: Update on negotiations

Rebecca Smith, VP – Strategic Communications, LMH Health and Executive Director, LMH Health Foundation, in her community message for information regarding current BCBS Kansas negotiations with LMH Health. Read More

According to the Record with Hank Booth on KLWN

Rebecca Smith, VP – Strategic Communications, LMH Health and Executive Director, LMH Health Foundation and Charles Yockey, MD, retired LMH Health physician, discuss the BCBSKS situation from a physician’s perspective. Listen Online


October 25, 2021

Community Message: Update on negotiations

Rebecca Smith, VP – Strategic Communications, LMH Health and Executive Director, LMH Health Foundation, provides information regarding current BCBS Kansas negotiations. Read More

Frequently asked questions for patients

What is happening between LMH Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas? Download these FAQs (pdf)


October 22, 2021

A statement from LMH Health

LMH Health is an independent system that has served Lawrence and the surrounding communities for a century. Being compensated appropriately for the exceptional services we provide is critical for our community’s well-being and the quality of care that you have come to expect from LMH. Therefore it’s important that we have fair contracts with all of our insurance partners. Read More

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BCBSKS - What you need to know

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Director of Communication
Phone: 785-505-2931
Email: Amy.Northrop@lmh.org