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November 10, 2017
President's Perspective – Celebrating the Power of Kansas Health CareKansans all across the state will celebrate a vital component of our health care system with the celebration of National Rural Health Day on Thursday, Nov. 16.
Last Chance to Register for the Rural Health Symposium – Nov. 16-17Don't miss the opportunity to learn from the talented line up of speakers scheduled to present at the Rural Health Symposium, Nov. 16-17, at Hilton Garden Inn and Convention Center in Salina.
Antimicrobial Stewardship Webinar – Nov. 16In observance of National Antibiotic Awareness Week, Nov. 13–19, state health leaders are offering a free webinar for health care professionals, Antibiotic Stewardship Beyond Hospital Walls, onThursday, Nov. 16, at two times: Noon to 1:00 p.m. or 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
HFMA Quarterly Meeting and KHA/HFMA All Payers Workshop – Dec. 6-8Register today for HFMA's Quarterly Meeting on Dec. 6 and/or the All Payers Workshop on Dec. 7-8 at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Topeka.
KHA and Kansas Hospitals Featured in State PublicationsKHA and Kansas hospitals were recently featured in two statewide publications, MDNews and Kansas Society for Association Executives magazine.
Federal FocusThis section includes CMS updates, guidance and announcements. This week's topics include: Repealing the Individual Health Insurance Mandate, Marketplace Enrollment, MLN Connects Provider eNews, Patient Education Resources, Keys to Successful Grant Writing Webinar, Appendix A Updates, IV Fluid Shortage, Change in Meaningful Use Attestations, Medicare Oversight of Opioids, Transparency Reporting Initiative, Inpatient Specifications Manual Addendum, HAC Reduction Program ListServe, IQR CART Application Issues, IPFQR Readmission Measure Dry Run Reports, IQR Webinar, IPAB Repeal, Finalized Payment and Policy Updates, Medicaid Opioid Treatment Options, inal Draft Report on Opioid Crisis, Hospital Quality Star Rating HSRs, FUH-30 and FUH-7 Data, and OQR Known Issues Document.
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