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November 22, 2017
President's Perspective – To Our Health Care Professions Caring for Us ... Thank YouDuring Thanksgiving week, we often remind ourselves of all those blessings that we should be thankful for every day but regularly take for granted.
Noon Briefing: How an Individual's Location Triggers EMTALA Obligations – Dec. 6Join KHA stafff for a Noon Briefing on Wednesday, Dec. 6, when Julie Roth, Spencer Fane LLP, will provide an overview of a hospital's basic obligations under EMTALA.
CMS to Host Webinar on Medicare Card Project for CAHsCMS is hosting a webinar for Critical Access Hospitals covering the New Medicare Card Project from 1 to 2 p.m. on Dec. 12.
KHA Joins AHA Amicus Brief on 340B ProgramThis week, KHA joined 21 other state hospital associations by signing on to an amicus brief in support of AHA's lawsuit challenging provisions of a final rule issued Nov. 1, 2017, by CMS.
2018 KHELSA Memberships Are Now Being AcceptedKHELSA supports your staff with education and networking in the most economical way possible. For $25, your staff can join this association and receive access to other professionals and educational opportunities.
Health Observances and Recognition Days for DecemberThe Calendar of Health Observances & Recognition Days was developed by SHSMD of AHA. It is intended to provide accurate and authoritative information in regard to the subject matter covered. Special thanks to KHSC for their sponsorship of this calendar.
Federal FocusThis section includes CMS updates, guidance and announcements. This week's topics include: Home Health Agency Guidance, Quality Reporting Education Sessions, Survey of Registered Nurses, 2018 Medicare Parts A and B Premiums and Deductibles, Policy Changes and Updates for MA and Part D, HQR System Improvements, State of the RN Workforce, FDA Efforts to Address Impact of IV Fluid Shortage, CMS Education Sessions, and December 2017 Hospital Compare HSRs. .
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