By Ginger - Site Admin on Thursday, March 26, 2020 2:06 PM
Due to the persistent efforts of KHA and its members, the final CARES Act (developed under Senator Mitch McConnell's leadership) was passed by the Senate and contains over $100 Billion in relief to hospitals and answers requests for help for Kentucky's hospitals. A summary of the key provisions of interest to hospitals is available at https://kyha.memberclicks.net/assets/docs/COVID19/CARESActKHASummary.pdf.

Unfortunately, Congressman Thomas Massie (KY-4) has indicated he will NOT VOTE in favor of the bill when it goes to the U.S. House for a vote. The House leadership was hoping for unanimous consent, but Representative Massie is planning to stop the bill. This legislation is crucial for the survival of many of the state's hospitals and MUST PASS the House.

Call to Action

Every Kentucky hospital should contact Representative Massie IMMEDIATELY to encourage him to VOTE YES...
By Ginger - Site Admin on Friday, March 20, 2020 12:46 PM

KHA has completed distribution of the second quarter’s payments (from October 1 through December 31, 2019) from the new Hospital Rate Improvement Program (HRIP). In the midst of fighting a global pandemic, these payments come at a opportune time for Kentucky's hospitals.

If you have any questions, please contact Carl Herde at KHA (cherde@kyha.com).

By Ginger - Site Admin on Monday, March 16, 2020 2:31 PM
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) recently shared information on several funding opportunities for health care providers with KHA. See below for more information and to apply for the grants.

Telehealth Network Grant Program Link: HRSA- 20-036 Application deadline: 4/13/2020

This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the Telehealth Network Grant Program (TNGP). The funding opportunity is aimed towards promoting rural tele-emergency services with an emphasis on tele-stroke, tele-behavioral health and tele-emergency medical services (Tele-EMS). This will be achieved by enhancing telehealth networks to deliver 24-hour emergency department (ED) consultation services via telehealth to rural providers without emergency care specialists. Tele-emergency is defined as “an electronic, two-way, audio/visual communication service between a central emergency health care center (tele-emergency...
By Ginger - Site Admin on Tuesday, March 03, 2020 2:53 PM

The first quarter’s payment ($37 million in gross distributions) from the new Hospital Rate Improvement Program (HRIP) is now history. KHA extends a heartfelt thanks to the Kentucky Department for Medicaid Services and their consultants for their help in bringing this program to fruition.

The process for the second quarter’s claims paid/received (from October 1 through December 31, 2019) will begin March 9 with hospital payouts expected prior to the end of the month.

If you have any questions, please contact Carl Herde at KHA (cherde@kyha.com).

By Ginger - Site Admin on Friday, February 21, 2020 2:31 PM

KY SOS LogoKHA, the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and UK HealthCare are proud to announce the Kentucky Statewide Opioid Stewardship (KY SOS) has received a one-year extension, which will continue the program through June 2021.

Currently, 120 Kentucky hospitals are participating in the KY SOS program working to fight the opioid epidemic throughout the state. Hospitals are committed to reducing opioid overprescribing and improving safe opioid use.

For more details about KY SOS, including upcoming webinars and events, visit www.kentuckysos.com.

By Ginger - Site Admin on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 3:12 PM
Congressional leaders reached a $1.37 trillion spending agreement yesterday, which would repeal several ACA taxes (e.g, Cadillac tax, health insurer tax and medical device tax), delay payment cuts to disproportionate share hospitals (DSH) until May 22, 2020, and fund gun violence research.

While Congress was negotiating the agreement, KHA contacted the Kentucky congressional delegation to once again urge them to delay Medicaid DSH cuts for a full year. The messaging included the KHA Medicaid DSH issue paper. This paper and others are available for your use when discussing issues with your legislators at www.kyha.com/policy.

Congress is expected to pass the legislation this week, ahead of the December 20 government shutdown deadline, and send it to President...
By Ginger - Site Admin on Friday, November 22, 2019 2:53 PM

Hospitals should have already received a notice indicating the expected amount of State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2020 Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) distribution. The allotment for the pools assume full funding by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) — it anticipates that the cuts scheduled for this year will be permanently delayed until a future period.If the cuts are not delayed, the total funding will be reduced by approximately 37%.

For the acute care pool, no monies were transferred from the University pool this year (which results in a reduction in the pool compared to last year).

Disbursements are expected on November 27, 2019.

If you have any questions, please contact Carl Herde at KHA (cherde@kyha.com).

By Ginger - Site Admin on Friday, November 22, 2019 2:42 PM

KHA is excited to announce the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved Kentucky's submission of a proposal for the Hospital Rate Improvement Program (HRIP) — a delivery system and payment initiative under Mediaid managed care plan contracts.

According to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), they have included a request for the funds with the Cabinet's draw from CMS that will happen in the first quarter of calendar year 2020. KHA expects the review of data files will be finalized in the next several weeks. Once these are approved, KHA hopes CHFS will commence its official process in January or February.

See the CMS approval letter for the official announcement.

By Ginger - Site Admin on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 2:21 PM

Below are two announcements of funding opportunities of interest to hospitals. Follow the corresponding links for more information.

On opioids: The Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts (FORE) has released their first Request for Proposals (RFP) on improving access to appropriate opioid use disorder treatment and services for underserved and vulnerable populations. For more information, please visit FORE’s website.

On CDFIs: The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Capital Magnet Fund Program will fund certified CDFIs and certain non-profit organizations...

By Ginger - Site Admin on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 9:58 AM
Yesterday, the American Hospital Association (AHA), the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and America’s Essential Hospitals filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to prevent significant Medicare payment cuts for hospitals that participate in the 340B Drug Pricing Program. The three hospital associations are joined in the suit by hospital plaintiffs: Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems, in Brewer, Maine; Henry Ford Health System, in Detroit; and Park Ridge Health, in Hendersonville, North Carolina, part of Adventist Health System.

For 25 years, the 340B program has enabled hospitals and other organizations that care for many low-income and uninsured patients to purchase certain outpatient drugs from pharmaceutical manufacturers at discounted prices. The program allows participating hospitals to use the savings from the discounts to provide an expanded range of comprehensive health...
By Ginger - Site Admin on Monday, October 02, 2017 9:54 AM
Thanks to Kentucky Congressmen Hal Rogers, James Comer and John Yarmuth for signing a Dear Colleague letter urging the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to abandon its proposal to reduce Medicare Part B payment for drugs acquired through the 340B Drug Pricing Program. "Given the important role that the 340B program plays in our communities, we strongly urge CMS to abandon this proposal and redirect its efforts toward actions to address the cost of drugs via other policies that would not harm our constituents," the representatives wrote. 

CMS has proposed to pay for separately payable, non pass-through drugs purchased through the 340B program at the average sales price (ASP) minus 22.5%, rather than the current rate of ASP plus 6%. Two hundred twenty-eight members of the House of Representatives signed the letter to CMS. Eighty-five Kentucky hospitals qualify to receive 340B discounted outpatient drugs. Please join KHA in thanking Congressmen Rogers, Comer and Yarmuth.

For further...
By Ginger - Site Admin on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 7:35 AM
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday awarded $32 million in grants to find and enroll eligible children in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program. The University of Kentucky Research Foundation is one of 38 recipients that include states, school districts and community organizations in 27 states who will target eligible populations that are less likely to be enrolled.

University of Kentucky Research Foundation, a first-time participant in the Connecting Kids to Coverage Outreach and Enrollment Program, will focus on enrolling uninsured children and parents from 40 counties in the rural mountainous Appalachian region of the state. The strategies include using an existing network of Community Health Workers to work with local community-based partners providing application and renewal assistance to enroll and retain eligible uninsured children and parents in Medicaid and CHIP. The targeted outreach approaches for these hard-to-reach individuals will be to go where they “work,...
By Ginger - Site Admin on Friday, January 08, 2016 9:38 AM
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Innovation Center has announced a new $157 million funding opportunity, the Accountable Health Community Model, that acknowledges the social determinants framework for health and the need for partnerships to link what happens in the clinical setting with what happens in the community. The five-year program is the first CMS Innovation Center model to focus on the health-related social needs of Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, including building alignment between clinical and community-based services at the local level.

CMS will award a total of 44 cooperative agreements, ranging from $1 million to $4.5 million, to successful applicants to implement the Accountable Health Communities model. Award recipients under this model, referred to as “bridge organizations,” will oversee the screening of Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries for social and behavioral issues, such as housing instability, food insecurity, utility needs, interpersonal violence and...
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