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Temporary Coverage Provider

Temporary Coverage services connect health care providers with rural and underserved Kansas communities in need of temporary coverage services.

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Kansas Locum Tenens Plus (KLT+) program

The KLT program utilizes Kansas resident physicians, fellows, and faculty from all University of Kansas School of Medicine campuses.

Kansas resident physicians and fellows gain experience practicing in a rural hospital or clinic while helping organizations cover for their physicians when they need time off or fill-in when they are short-staffed. KLT provider take shifts that fit their schedule.

KLT coverages are for primary care only. Most coverage requests are for ER call and occur over weekends and holidays.

Organizations set their own competitive rates and pay the provider directly (except for KU faculty, in which payment is made through their foundation). An average weekend coverage pays $4,800-$5,500!

Sponsorships to assist with Medical Professional Liability Insurance are available for Kansas resident physicians and fellows.

KLT Eligibility Requirements

  • Kansas Resident Physicians must have completed Step 3 and have Residency Program Director approval
  • Resident active license and/or full license issued by the Kansas Board of Healing Arts
  • DEA certificate
  • Medical Professional Liability Insurance (sponsorships available to Kansas resident physicians and fellows)
  • ATLS certification
  • NPI Number
  • Sometimes required: Additional certifications, CAQH, etc.

Download KLT flyer (PDF)

Medical Professional Liability Insurance for Resident Physicians and Fellows

All KU residents/fellows are required to have medical professional liability insurance that shows limits of 1 million/3 million to participate in the KLT program. Rural Health Education and Services offers sponsorships o help cover medical professional liability insurance. Insurance can be purchased through KaMMCO.

Kansas Locum Tenens Plus (KLT+) program
The KLT+ program utilizes practicing providers, including primary care and specialty physicians, advanced practice providers (PAs, APRNs), nurses, and other health care providers to fill coverage needs.

KLT+ coverages are for primary or specialty care. They can be for short- or long-term coverages. Organizations set their own competitive rates and pay the provider directly.

KLT+ Eligibility Requirements

  • Full Kansas license (depending on field/specialty)
  • DEA certificate
  • Medical Professional Liability Insurance
  • NPI
  • Additional certifications, CAQH, background check, etc.
Community Engagement

University of Kansas Medical Center
Rural Health Education & Services
1010 N. Kansas
Wichita, KS 67214
Phone: 316-293-2649