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By Ginger - Site Admin on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 8:07 AM
The next meeting of the KHA Summer Series of Congressional Meetings will be held September 9 in the first congressional district.

Each meeting in the Series is held in the congressmen’s districts to provide KHA members the opportunity to stay in contact locally with the Kentucky congressional delegation and discuss important legislative and regulatory issues currently before the U.S. Congress that are critical to Kentucky’s hospitals. With the nation’s health care system in transformation to delivery systems that are driven by new payment models, hospitals must stay in contact with their Congressman to let him know how these changes will impact your hospital, and this meeting provides you with the opportunity to discuss your issues and concerns.

Make plans now to attend the meeting in your congressional district.



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By Ginger - Site Admin on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 9:01 AM
Sue Dill Calloway PortraitOn September 15, KHA will host a webinar on Legal and Risk Management Issues in the Emergency Department (ED).

With the emergency department (ED) being a high-risk area of liability for the hospital, the presentation will focus on legal and risk management issues that health care providers face while caring for patients in this high-risk environment.

During this session, Sue Dill Calloway will explain how to comply with selected Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS) hospital CoPs and Joint Commission standards that are problematic for emergency department staff and include how the visitation law affects the ED and the CMS anesthesia standards on the use of deep or moderate sedation in the ED. Calloway will further discuss the impact of the new CMS worksheets along with...
By Ginger - Site Admin on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 8:45 AM
PBR Webinar Cover ImageOn September 13, KHA will host a a webinar on the Provider-Based Rules Update for 2016.

Hospitals are increasingly establishing provider-based clinics of all types. While hospitals can enjoy increased revenues from provider-based clinics, compliance with all the rules and regulations is challenging. The provider-based rule (PBR) is complex and there are definite ambiguities. Recent changes in the supervisory requirements for provider-based operations have created confusion and new compliance challenges.

During this workshop, Duane Abbey, PhD,CFP, will describe the overall purpose and function of the provider-based rule and address critical information concerning physician supervisory changes, as well as discuss the future of provider-based clinics.

Details can be found in the brochure, and registration is now open online.

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By Ginger - Site Admin on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 8:38 AM
Registration is now open for the KHA District Meetings in October at http://www.kyha.com/CM/Events/Evts_List.aspx. A detailed agenda will be available soon. A printable registration form and save the date flyer are available online now at http://www.kyha.com/docs/EventBrochures/DistrictMeetingsOctober2016.pdf.

KHA members should mark their calendars and plan to attend. All meetings will begin at 9:45 a.m. local time and conclude following lunch at 12:30 p.m.

October 12 9:45 a.m. (CT) Twin Lakes District Baptist Health Madisonville Loman Trover Conference Center 8th Floor Madisonville     October 14 9:45 a.m. (ET) Ohio Valley District KHA Headquarters 2501 Nelson Miller Parkway Louisville October 17 9:45 a.m. (ET) Cumberland...
By Ginger - Site Admin on Friday, August 19, 2016 8:29 AM
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will host two webinars in August that highlight how to participate successfully in the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs in 2016 based on the criteria outlined in the October 2015 final rule. The first webinar will discuss criteria for eligible professionals (EPs) and the second will highlight requirements for eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals (CAHs). Please use the links below to register.

2016 EHR Incentive...
By Ginger - Site Admin on Thursday, August 18, 2016 8:17 AM
On August 29-30, the Kentucky Hospital Engagement Network (K-HEN) will conduct a Patient Safety TeamSTEPPS Master Trainer Workshop, hosted by KHA in Louisville. Patient Safety TeamSTEPPS training will provide participants with the skill sets needed to build a culture of safety within their organization. Participants will learn to organize the work of patient safety and empower clinicians with the use of tools to effectively manage conflict and implement change.

For details, view the brochure. Reserve your spot today by registering online.

If you have any questions, please contact Sharon Perkins at KHA (sperkins@kyha.com).

By Ginger - Site Admin on Monday, August 15, 2016 10:53 AM
On September 13, KHREF will host a webinar to help health providers prepare to meet their obligations under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued the implementing regulation for Section 1557 of the ACA. The regulation builds upon longstanding nondiscrimination regulations and provides important new protections, including prohibitions against sex discrimination in health programs and activities and nondiscrimination requirements for health insurance programs and activities. By eliminating barriers that are based on discrimination, Section 1557 is important to achieving the Affordable Care Act’s goals of expanding access to health care and coverage, eliminating barriers, and reducing health disparities.

View the brochure for details and register today...
By Ginger - Site Admin on Friday, August 12, 2016 11:45 AM
Nearly one-third of U.S. hospitals fail to offer interpreters to patients who speak limited English, although federal law requires it, a new study shows.

The 1964 Civil Rights Act requires hospitals receiving federal funds - and that includes all hospitals - to provide language services to patients with limited English proficiency. Services could mean telephone translators, bilingual staff, professional on-site translators or video translators. 

KHA's Effective Communication in Hospitals Initiative developed a large amount of resources and materials to help hospitals meet these requirements including a visual interpreter pocket guide for health care professionals. The resources are available online at http://www.kyha.com/CM/Initiatives/Safety_and_Quality_Resources/Effective_Communication_in_Hospitals.aspx.

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By Ginger - Site Admin on Friday, August 12, 2016 11:39 AM
On August 10, Kentucky’s Second District Congressman Brett Guthrie met with hospital executives at the Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown as part of KHA’s Summer Series of Congressional Meetings. Congressman Guthrie is a member of the U. S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, Vice Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee and chairs the Medicaid Task Force, an independent task force on the Energy and Commerce Committee specifically looking at the Medicaid program and ways to make the program more flexible for states and better for beneficiaries.

Congressman Guthrie stated that the task force is working to understand the current process and looking for ways to make the Medicaid program and the waiver process better for states to be able to be more creative and flexible. He noted that Medicaid as it is an open-ended budget requirement for governments, and that Kentucky is seeking a waiver from CMS is to implement a sustainable program for the expansion population, as he...
By Ginger - Site Admin on Thursday, August 11, 2016 8:47 AM

The Kentucky Hospital Research and Education Foundation (KHREF) is partnering with Blue and Co. to provide a summer series of webinars and a face-to-face conference for critical access hospital (CAH) CEOs and CFOs along with other financial leaders in the CAH setting. These programs are provided to Kentucky CAHs through support by the Rural Hospital Flexibility Program (Flex Grant) and the Kentucky Office of Rural Health.

Webinars will be held August 16 and 25, and an in-person workshop is planned for September 15 in Louisville.

View the brochure for program details and registration information.

If you have any questions, please contact Elizabeth Cobb at KHA (ecobb@kyha.com).

By Ginger - Site Admin on Tuesday, August 09, 2016 10:03 AM

The comment period for Kentucky's proposed Medicaid Waiver has been extended to August 14. The extension was posted by the Administration to the web yesterday.

Visit http://chfs.ky.gov/dms/kh for instructions on how to submit your comments if you missed the original July 22 deadline.

By Ginger - Site Admin on Tuesday, August 09, 2016 9:52 AM
The KHA Summer Series of Congressional Meetings continued with a meeting yesterday with Congressman John Yarmuth at Jewish Hospital in Louisville. There was a great turn out of hospital leaders at the event, which featured a lively discussion of both state and federal legislative issues. Congressman Yarmuth spoke about Kentucky’s proposed Medicaid Waiver program and the upcoming presidential election. A meeting with Congressman Andy Barr was held in Lexington on June 6.

Each meeting in the Series is held in the congressmen’s districts to provide KHA members the opportunity to stay in contact locally with the Kentucky congressional delegation and discuss important legislative and regulatory issues currently before the U.S. Congress that are critical to Kentucky’s hospitals. With the nation’s health care system in transformation to delivery systems that are driven by new payment models, hospitals must stay in contact with their Congressman to let him know how these changes will impact your hospital,...
By Ginger - Site Admin on Friday, August 05, 2016 8:40 AM
Twenty-three Kentucky hospitals were recognized in U.S. News and World Report's latest rankings of the best hospitals in the country. The top five hospitals in Kentucky (according to the magazine's recent ratings) were:

University of Kentucky, Lexington Ranked 45th nationally in Geriatrics High Performing in 8 Procedures/Conditions Baptist Health Louisville High Performing in 9 Procedures/Conditions Baptist Health Lexington High Performing in 8 Procedures/Conditions St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Edgewood High Performing in 7 Procedures/Conditions Norton Hospital, Louisville High Performing in 5 Procedures/Conditions Kosair Children's Hospital was ranked nationally in 3 children's specialties:  Diabetes & Endocrinology, Neonatology and Neurology & Neurosurgery

Seventeen additional hospitals were recognized as High Performing in at least 1 category of procedures/conditions:

Baptist Health Paducah (2 Procedures/Conditions) Ephraim...
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