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The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 provides approximately $19 billion in funding to help hospitals and physicians adopt health information technology. The Kansas Hospital Associiation and the Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation have compiled and developed resources to support the hospital community on its journey to Meaningful Use.


ederal  Meaningful Use
Meaningful use sets specific objectives that eligible professionals and hospitals must achieve to qualify for Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Incentive Programs.
tate  Medicaid Incentives
Kansas is committed to investing in health information technology and health information exchanges as a primary initiative to improve health care quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of patient-centric health care for all Kansans.
ealth Information Exchange
The primary goal of health information exchange is to enable health care stakeholders to share data for coordinating patient care and to support public entities in achieving their population health goals.
ools and Resources
This section provides multiple tools and resources to assist KHA members with their health information technology needs.
ansas Health-e Broadband
The Kansas Health-e Broadband is a consortium of Kansas health care organizations joining together for the purposes of developing and maintaining a dedicated broadband network.
CD-10 Resources
The use of ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS applies to all "Covered Entities," that transmit electronic health information in connection with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act transaction standards.
For more information, contact Dee Lewis (dlewis@kha-net.org) or Tish Hollingsworth (thollingsworth@kha-net.org) at (785) 233-7436.
Topics to be covered include: Telemedicine basics Best practices Discuss the impact on reimbursement and How hospitals are using telemedicine.
For more information or to participate, contact Jan Fenwick at jfenwick@kha-net.org or (785) 233-7436.
For more information on this webinar, contact the KHA Education at (785) 233-7436 or cmadden@kha-net.org.
For more information, contact Dee Lewis at (785) 233-7436 or dlewis@kha-net.org