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News from the Kentucky Hospital Association
By Ginger - Site Admin on Monday, March 18, 2019 12:11 PM
EOC Program Cover

On April 11, KHA will host an Environment of Care and Life Safety Overview program including Behavioral Health Environment Risk Assessment Strategies. This one-day program will provide valuable information for those responsible for creating a hospital's Environment of Care and Life Safety programs and who must understand the Joint Commission survey methodology and recent changes to the standards. Information will be provided so attendees can implement a practical, continuously compliant program to achieve maximum performance while effectively preparing for unscheduled Joint Commission and Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services surveys. Attendees will also receive guidance to understand and interpret the most serious deficiencies commonly found in surveys.

View the brochure...
By Ginger - Site Admin on Monday, March 18, 2019 11:59 AM
In correspondence dated December 31, 2018, in light of four recent appellate court decisions, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is withdrawing questions 33 & 34 from the Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) guidance that was issued in January 2010 titled, “Additional Information on the DSH Reporting and Audit Requirements,” available at: https://www.medicaid.gov/medicaid/finance/downloads/part-1-additional-info-on-dsh-reporting-and-auditing.pdf.

As a result, frequently asked questions (FAQs) 33 and 34 are no longer operative, which means payments received from third-party payors on claims for Medicaid eligible patients will no longer be offset in determining Uncompensated Care.

CMS will accept revised DSH audits that cover hospitals' services furnished before June 2, 2017. CMS has not yet given up arguing their case for the periods...
By Ginger - Site Admin on Friday, March 15, 2019 1:26 PM
Wyatt LogoKHA is grateful for the support of its Annual Sponsors! Through their generous donations, KHA is better able to support its members and provide a wide array of services. Please join KHA in thanking Bronze Sponsor Wyatt Tarrant & Combs, LLP!

Wyatt helps hospitals and health systems with a full spectrum of legal services, including reimbursement, patient care, corporate affairs, physician transactions, HIPAA, government investigations, licensing and other regulatory matters.

For more information, visit the Wyatt Tarrant & Combs website at http://www.wyattfirm.com/.

To become a sponsor, contact Claire Arant at KHA (carant@kyha.com).

By Ginger - Site Admin on Thursday, March 14, 2019 1:20 PM
Dean Dorton LogoKHA is grateful for the support of its Annual Sponsors! Through their generous donations, KHA is better able to support its members and provide a wide array of services. Please join KHA in thanking Bronze Sponsor Dean Dorton!

Dean Dorton’s health care team is one of the most experiences advisory teams in the Southeast, providing all non-clinical back-office services along with comprehensive accounting, tax and compliance services to hospitals and health systems, physician practices, medical groups, clinics, long-term care facilities and more.

For more information, visit the Dean Dorton website at https://deandorton.com/.

To become a sponsor, contact Claire...
By Ginger - Site Admin on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 2:27 PM

Bluegrass Care Navigators LogoKHA is grateful for the support of its Annual Sponsors! Through their generous donations, KHA is better able to support its members and provide a wide array of services. Please join KHA in thanking Corporate Sponsor Bluegrass Care Navigators!

Bluegrass Care Navigators provides expert, connected care for the seriously ill.

For more information, visit the Bluegrass Care Navigators website at https://www.bgcarenav.org/.

To become a sponsor, contact Claire Arant at KHA (carant@kyha.com).

By Ginger - Site Admin on Monday, March 11, 2019 1:27 PM
Correct Care LogoKHA is grateful for the support of its Annual Sponsors! Through their generous donations, KHA is better able to support its members and provide a wide array of services. Please join KHA in thanking Corporate Sponsor Correct Care, Inc.!

Correct Care, Inc. is committed to providing quality physician coverage for the communities they serve. They work to ensure their physicians possess not only knowledge and skill, but also compassion in their work.

For more information, visit the Correct Care, Inc. website at https://correctcareinc.com.

To become a sponsor, contact Claire Arant at KHA (carant@kyha.com).

By Ginger - Site Admin on Thursday, March 07, 2019 1:46 PM
DHS LogoKHA is grateful for the support of its Quality Conference Sponsors! Through their generous donations, KHA is able to provide an outstanding annual Quality Conference. Please join KHA in thanking Quality Conference Partner Diverse Healthcare Solutions, Inc.!

Diverse Healthcare Solutions was formed to help its health care clients get access to diverse solutions in the marketplace that optimize operations, reduce costs and increase revenue.

For more information, visit the Diverse Healthcare Solutions, Inc. website at https://dvrshs.com/.

To become a sponsor, contact Claire Arant at KHA (carant@kyha.com)....
By Ginger - Site Admin on Wednesday, March 06, 2019 4:54 PM
90th Anniversary Banner 

Registration is now open for KHA's 90th Annual Convention, May 8-10 in Lexington. Join your colleagues from across the state for three days of engaging presentations, continuing education credits, ACHE face-to-face credits and excellent opportunities for networking.

Online registration is available for your convenience. Visit the brand new KHA Convention website for more details or download the printable program. The program will be mailed to members soon.

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

By Ginger - Site Admin on Tuesday, March 05, 2019 2:21 PM
Working Interdisciplinary Network of Guardianship Stakeholders (WINGS) Committee Survey

KHA needs every hospital to complete a survey on guardianship by Monday, March 11. Association staff is testifying to a committee next Thursday, March 14 on this issue. KHA needs to know the nature of problems that hospitals are having and whether problems are statewide or more pronounced in certain areas of the state.

Please forward this request and the link below to your staff who have information on guardianship issues and patient placement delays due to guardianship for patients ready for discharge from July 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018. While specific information is needed on patients impacted by guardianship issue, due to the fast turnaround needed, please provide estimated data if you cannot pull specific case information.

To complete the survey, visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GuardianshipStakeholdersSurvey....
By Ginger - Site Admin on Tuesday, March 05, 2019 2:02 PM
Spalding University LogoKHA is grateful for the support of its Quality Conference Sponsors! Through their generous donations, KHA is able to provide an outstanding annual Quality Conference. Please join KHA in thanking Quality Conference Partner Spalding University!

Spalding University is the home for students who want to earn a degree while engaging and serving the community. Spalding has undergraduate BSN programs, an RN to BSN program, as well as MSN and DNP programs.

For more information, visit the Spalding University website at https://www.spalding.edu/.

To become a sponsor, contact Claire Arant at KHA (carant@kyha.com)....
By Ginger - Site Admin on Monday, March 04, 2019 3:51 PM

The next Kentucky HEALTH (Section 1115 Medicaid Waiver) Stakeholder Advisory Forum presented by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services is Thursday, March 7 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (ET) at the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, 1640 Lyndon Farm Court, Suite 100, Louisville, Kentucky 40223.

If you have any questions about the forum, please contact CHFS Director of Provider Relations David Gray (davidl.gray@ky.gov). Thanks so much, David

By Ginger - Site Admin on Thursday, February 28, 2019 3:06 PM
KHA will host member meetings in each of the four districts throughout the state in March. Online registration is now open! Use the corresponding links below to reserve your seat for your district's meeting. This is a great opportunity to get involved with the Association and network with your peers.

March 22 Blue Grass District Registration Clark Regional Medical Center   March 27 Twin Lakes District Registration...
By Ginger - Site Admin on Thursday, February 28, 2019 2:40 PM
Portola Pharmaceuticals LogoKHA is grateful for the support of its Annual Sponsors! Through their generous donations, KHA is better able to support its members and provide a wide array of services. Please join KHA in thanking Corporate Sponsor Portola Pharmaceuticals!

Portola Pharmaceuticals is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel therapeutics that could significantly advance the fields of thrombosis and other hematologic diseases.

For more information, visit the Portola Pharmaceuticals website at https://www.portola.com/.

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By Ginger - Site Admin on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 2:27 PM
Boehringer Ingelheim LogoKHA is grateful for the support of its Quality Conference Sponsors! Through their generous donations, KHA is able to provide an outstanding annual Quality Conference. Please join KHA in thanking Quality Conference Partner Boehringer Ingelheim!

Family owned since 1885, Boehringer Ingelheim is one of the pharmaceutical industry’s top 20 companies. Improving health and quality of life for patients is the goal of this research-driven pharmaceutical company.

For more information, visit the Boehringer Ingelheim website at https://www.boehringer-ingelheim.com/.

To become a sponsor, contact Claire...
By Ginger - Site Admin on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 1:34 PM

Midway University is hosting its 4th Annual Nursing Continuing Education Program and Alumni Luncheon on Thursday, May 2. Health Care Issues in Vulnerable Populations will feature topics such as human trafficking, intimate partner violence/domestic violence, homelessness and veterans. Speaker announcements are coming soon.

Registration is available online at https://secure.qgiv.com/for/mncl2. Cost is $55 for RNs; $35 for Midway University Alumni; and $20 for Nursing Students/Midway Faculty. Five contact hours will be awarded.

If you have questions, please contact Carrie Boling at Midway University (cboling@midway.edu or 859-846-5326).

By Ginger - Site Admin on Friday, February 22, 2019 1:29 PM
ASP LogoKHA is grateful for the support of its Quality Conference Sponsors! Through their generous donations, KHA is able to provide an outstanding annual Quality Conference. Please join KHA in thanking Quality Conference Partner Advanced Sterilization Products!

Through its four business platforms, ASP supports health care facilities in the fight to protect patients against three primary sources of HAIs: medical devices, the environment and human contact.

For more information, visit the Advanced Sterilization Products website at https://www.us.aspjj.com/.

To become a sponsor, contact Claire...
By Ginger - Site Admin on Thursday, February 21, 2019 1:15 PM
Care Logistics LogoKHA is grateful for the support of its Quality Conference Sponsors! Through their generous donations, KHA is able to provide an outstanding annual Quality Conference. Please join KHA in thanking Quality Conference Reception Sponsor Care Logistics!

Care Logistics helps hospitals improve operational efficiency and patient experience by efficiently managing patient progression and throughput. They drive sustainable improvements in efficiency and reliability, while positively impacting financial performance.

For more information, visit the Care Logistics website at https://www.carelogistics.com/.

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By Ginger - Site Admin on Thursday, February 21, 2019 1:10 PM
The Kentucky Trustee is a quarterly newsletter KHA produces for the benefit of hospital boards. The goal is to provide your trustees with information they need to lead your hospital forward in today’s rapidly changing environment. The winter edition of the Kentucky Trustee is available at https://kyha.memberclicks.net/assets/docs/Publications/KT/KTWinter19.pdf.

KHA mails the Kentucky Trustee newsletter to all trustees for which the Association has contact information. This is a good time to ensure KHA has your current board members’ addresses.

If you have suggestions for future issues of the Kentucky Trustee, please contact Ginger Dreyer at KHA (502-426-6220 or 800-945-4542 or via e-mail at gdreyer@kyha.com).

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By Ginger - Site Admin on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 11:09 AM

Cepheid LogoKHA is grateful for the support of its Quality Conference Sponsors! Through their generous donations, KHA is able to provide an outstanding annual Quality Conference. Please join KHA in thanking Quality Conference Partner Cepheid!

Cepheid manufactures equipment to conduct rapid, accurate, molecular testing for over 21 tests. They can help with the diagnosis and treatment of HAI and infectious diseases. Cepheid’s on-demand testing can help with AMS programs in your hospital.

For more information, visit the Cepheid website at http://www.cepheid.com/us/.

To become a sponsor, contact Claire Arant at KHA (carant@kyha.com).

By Ginger - Site Admin on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 10:49 AM
From CMS: The deadline to submit 2018 attestation data for the Promoting Interoperability Programs is February 28.

Last year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) transitioned to the QualityNet System for hospitals that attest to CMS for the Promoting Interoperability Programs. By transitioning to one system, CMS continues the effort to streamline data submission methods and reduce burden.

Specific submission details for each program is listed below:

Medicare Eligible Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs)...
By Ginger - Site Admin on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 2:37 PM
Telehealth Summit Save the Date

Save the date for the Third Annual Kentucky Telehealth Summit on May 23. The Summit will be at the Knicely Conference Center at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green.

The Summit is presented by the Kentucky Office of Rural Health (https://ruralhealth.med.uky.edu/kentucky-office-rural-health).

By Ginger - Site Admin on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 2:21 PM
Midway University LogoKHA is grateful for the support of its Quality Conference Sponsors! Through their generous donations, KHA is able to provide an outstanding annual Quality Conference. Please join KHA in thanking Quality Conference Partner Midway University!

Midway University offers a daytime or accelerated evening ADN-RN program, online RN-BSN program, online MSN and MBA programs. In addition, Midway offers a Health Care Administration program.

For more information, visit the Midway University website at https://www.midway.edu/.

To become a sponsor, contact Claire Arant at KHA (carant@kyha.com)....
By Ginger - Site Admin on Monday, February 18, 2019 2:40 PM
The digital edition of KHA's 2019 Membership Directory and Legislative Directory is available now. Visit www.kyha.com and click on Print Directory on the right side of the page to view. You can also follow this link to reach the Directory directly.

Hospital executives will receive printed copies of the Directory shortly.

Clicking on any of the following Table of Contents links will deliver you directly to that page of the Directory.

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By Ginger - Site Admin on Friday, February 15, 2019 2:04 PM

The KHA Small, Rural and Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Forum will meet on March 4 at 2:00 p.m. (ET) via webinar/conference call. All small, rural and CAH CEOs, CFOs and COOs are invited to attend.

Agenda Topics Include

  1. Welcome and Roll Call
  2. Kentucky General Assembly Update – KHA Lobbying Team Member
  3. Federal Policy Update and Report on Washington DC Trip – Elizabeth Cobb
  4. Staffing Issues – KHA Solutions Group Partner Qualivis
  5. KHA Swing Bed Update and CAH Survey Results – Elizabeth Cobb
  6. EDie – ED Information Exchange Update and Post Acute Issues – CMT Technologies
  7. Upcoming Education Events

If you have information you would like to present or share, or you need to obtain participation information, please contact Elizabeth Cobb at KHA (ecobb@kyha.com).

By Ginger - Site Admin on Friday, February 15, 2019 1:47 PM
Columbia HeartSource LogoKHA is grateful for the support of its Annual Sponsors! Through their generous donations, KHA is better able to support its members and provide a wide array of services. Please join KHA in thanking Bronze Sponsor Columbia HeartSource!

Columbia HealthSource is a management services group at Columbia University Medical Center that specializes in helping hospitals build new cardiovascular care programs or enhance existing programs. Their services, delivered by clinical departments at Columbia University Medical Center, draw upon experts in virtually every field of cardiovascular medicine & cardiothoracic surgery.

For more information, visit the Columbia HeartSource website at http://www.columbiaheartsource.org/....
By Ginger - Site Admin on Friday, February 15, 2019 1:34 PM
As you know, KHA has embarked on a journey to identify the next President and CEO for KHA. The initial step entailed engaging Witt/Kieffer, a national executive search firm to partner with the Association in conducting a thorough national search for KHA’s next leader.

As a next step, the Search Committee invites KHA members to provide input regarding the candidate profile and other topics as the search process formally commences. Witt/Kieffer's team, Paul Bohne, Adriane Willig and John McFarland, is setting up two calls to gather feedback from KHA's members. During the calls, they will be seeking your input on topics such as:

Vision for the Association Opportunities and challenges facing KHA Expectations for the next leader and measures of success Views on leadership experience and characteristics that candidates should possess Dates and times for the conference calls are:

Tuesday, February...
By Ginger - Site Admin on Thursday, February 14, 2019 3:28 PM

Robins & Morton LogoKHA is grateful for the support of its Annual Sponsors! Through their generous donations, KHA is better able to support its members and provide a wide array of services. Please join KHA in thanking Bronze Sponsor Robins & Morton!

Founded in 1946, Robins & Morton is a privately held construction company that consistently ranks among the 100 largest builders in Engineering News-Record Magazine.

For more information, visit the Robins & Morton website at http://www.robinsmorton.com/.

To become a sponsor, contact Claire Arant at KHA (carant@kyha.com).

By Ginger - Site Admin on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 3:10 PM

MCM CPAs LogoKHA is grateful for the support of its Annual Sponsors! Through their generous donations, KHA is better able to support its members and provide a wide array of services. Please join KHA in thanking Silver Sponsor MCM CPAs!

MCM CPAs and Advisors offers a full range of accounting, audit, tax planning and consulting services for businesses of all sizes, nonprofits and individuals.

For more information, visit the MCM CPAs website at https://www.mcmcpa.com/.

To become a sponsor, contact Claire Arant at KHA (carant@kyha.com).

By Ginger - Site Admin on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 10:13 AM
VALIC LogoKHA is grateful for the support of its Annual Sponsors! Through their generous donations, KHA is better able to support its members and provide a wide array of services. Please join KHA in thanking Bronze Sponsor VALIC!

Since 1955, VALIC haS been a top-tier retirement plan service provider within the health care marketplace and has managed Kentucky employer retirement plans for more than 40 years. They offer a high touch participant service model through on-site advisors, combined with award winning digital communications to motivate your employees!

For more information, visit the VALIC website at https://www.valic.com/.

To become a sponsor, contact Claire Arant at KHA (carant@kyha.com)....
By Ginger - Site Admin on Monday, February 11, 2019 11:14 AM
Ideal Protein LogoKHA is grateful for the support of its Annual Sponsors! Through their generous donations, KHA is better able to support its members and provide a wide array of services. Please join KHA in thanking Corporate Sponsor Ideal Protein of America!

The Ideal Protein Weight Loss Protocol is medically designed and developed, and is consistent with evidence-based guidelines, to help obese and overweight patients or clients achieve safe, long-term weight loss and maintain it.

For more information, visit the Ideal Protein of America website at https://idealprotein.com/.

To become a sponsor, contact Claire Arant at KHA...
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