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October 13, 2017
President's Perspective – Advocacy Needed to Continue 340B ProgramIt's no secret that the pharmaceutical industry desperately wants to undermine the 340B program.
Register Now for the Rural Health Symposium – Nov. 16 and 17KHA is pleased to announce that Luann Alemao is one of our speakers at this year's Rural Health Symposium, Nov. 16 and 17, in Salina.
AHA Enrollment Resources Now AvailableAHA recently sent a special message to the field explaining how this year's health insurance enrollment period is different and to offer ways to help them engage with their community.
Last Chance to Register for the KHA Fall District MeetingsKHA's Fall District Meeting agenda has been set, and the following topics will be discussed: The Opioid Epidemic; State and Federal Advocacy Updates; KHA Strategic Plan and Budget; and KHA, KHSC and APS Updates.
Radiation Response Volunteer Corps Initial Training – Dec. 19KDHE Radiation Control will be conducting a Radiation Response Volunteer Corps Initial Training on Dec. 19, in Lawrence.
Kansas Health Professionals Earn Patient Safety CredentialsKHA congratulates Michele Clark, Tereasa DeMeritt, Kesa Easter, Nike Griffith, Brett Hartkopp, Greg Holt, Sarah Hoy and Renee Janssen who were recently recognized by the Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety as certified professionals in patient safety.
Federal FocusThis section includes CMS updates, guidance and announcements. This week's topics include: Pres. Trump Allows Greater Access to Assoc. Health Plans, Medicare Advantage | Part D Star Ratings, MLN Connects Provider eNews, OQR Education, CHIP Extension, HHS Secretary Named, Meaningful Use Attestation, Quality Reporting 12.0, Updated CART Tools, Addendum to IQR Manual Version 5.2a, and Addendum to Specifications Manual.
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