KHA submitted comments on proposed changes to 907 KAR 3:170 establishing payment rules for Medicaid coverage of telehealth services. Due to a filing error, 907 KAR 3:170 was withdrawn. As a result of this error, the Statement of Consideration of received comments will not be prepared or filed.
This administrative regulation will be refiled before July 1, 2019. DMS has shared that that several parts of the administrative regulation will be changed from the previous version, some reflecting comments received from KHA and members.
KHA is pleased with these anticipated improvements and will keep the membership updated.
If you have any questions, contact Elizabeth G. Cobb, MPH at KHA (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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).
KHA is conducting a comprehensive survey of current telehealth resource capacity and needs in Kentucky hospitals and other
outpatient facilities. The KHA Strategic Planning Committee and Board of
Trustees have enlisted KHA to conduct the study with the goal of understanding
the current available resources in the commonwealth as well as the
The data will be used in a number of ways:
KHREF will host a webinar on Telemedicine Coding, Billing and Compliance on March 8 at 1:30 p.m. (ET). Telemedicine services continue to grow both in volume and breadth of coverage, and much of the guidance for telemedicine or telehealth services comes from the Medicare program. However, program changes occur almost every year, so it can be a challenge to make sure your staff is faithfully following the latest Medicare guidelines and regulations. This webinar will help your team decipher the rules and regulations to ensure your hospital stays in compliance.
View the brochure for program details and registration information.
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