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December 8, 2017
President's Perspective – AHA's Value InitiativeEarlier this week, AHA launched the Value Initiative, a member-driven, multi-year initiative to help support the hospital and health system field as it tackles the issue of advancing affordable health care and promoting value.
Save the Date – KHA Advocacy Day, Jan. 16Join KHA staff, state legislators and Kansas hospital executives at our 2018 Advocacy Day on Jan.16 at the Maner Conference Center in Topeka.
Dues Statements Should Have ArrivedBy now, all community hospitals should have received their 2018 KHA membership renewal packet, including the dues statement. KHA appreciates your past participation and looks forward to your hospital joining us again for 2018.
Hospital Impact Report Released on 2018 OPPS Final RuleThis week, hospitals paid under the Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System received a hospital-specific impact analysis showing how their Medicare fee-for-service payments may change from calendar year 2017 to 2018 based on the policies set forth in the final rule.
KHA Appointees to Kansas Healthcare Collaborative Board
The KHA Board and staff would like to express our sincere thanks to outgoing KHA representatives on the Kansas Healthcare Collaborative Board.
Join a KHA Allied Organization in 2018KHA would like to remind all of our members of the advantages of having your employees participate in one of our 23 KHA allied organizations.
Quality Matters: The Data Dilemma ContinuesThis presentation, by Laura McCrary, Ed.D, is designed to provide physicians and clinicians with the knowledge to drive quality improvement and transform health care through the application of meaningful data analytics.
Federal FocusThis section includes CMS updates, guidance and announcements. This week's topics include: MLN Connects Provider eNews, Deadline to Submit 3Q2017 HCAHPS Survey Data, CMS Education Sessions, IQR Webinar, New LTC Survey Process, and Supply Chain Update Post Hurricane.
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