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    Tuesday, July 03, 2018
      Commonwealth of Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Doug Hogan502-564-7042, ext. 3467Updated Kentucky HEALTH Medicaid Waiver Statement  FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 2, 2018) – The Kentucky HEALTH team is working through impacts from the Judge’s order on IT, coverage, and communications issues relating to a number of stakeholders. ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Political
    Tuesday, June 26, 2018
      KentuckyHEALTH.ky.gov is best source for information   Commonwealth of Kentucky  Matthew G. Bevin, GovernorAdam Meier, CHFS Secretary Derrick Ramsey, EWD Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Doug Hogan502-564-7042, ext. 3467Alex Englen502-564-0582New resources available to support Kentucky Medicaid recipients who are transitioning to Kentucky HEALTHKentuckyHEALTH.ky.gov is best source for ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Political, Press Release
    Friday, April 27, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  For more information:Tamara Davis502-589-7711 (p)270-202-8516 (m)tdavis@bch.comDelta Dental of Kentucky Funds the OAK Project With $200,000 GrantDelta Dental of Kentucky and the Eastern Regional Oral Health Coalition to provide oral health solutions to children in eastern Kentucky  LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 27, 2018) – A grant from Delta Dental of Kentucky will help improve ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, March 09, 2018
    KPCA Announces Implementation and Launch of Voter VoiceKPCA is excited to announce the implementation and launch of Voter Voice, a grassroots advocacy system to help you better engage with your elected officials. Through our Action Center, you’ll be alerted to healthcare issues, matched to your correct elected officials, and guided through the message sending process in just seconds. You’ll be ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Political, General News Article
    Wednesday, March 07, 2018
    Improving Performance on High Priority Outcome Quality Measures through Collaboration with Kentucky Department for Public Health and Kentucky Primary Care Association  Submitted by:  Amal Iftikhar, M.D., Practice Transformation Advisor, Trudi Matthews, Managing Director and Mary Luvisi, Technical Project Specialist, Kentucky Regional Extension CenterKentucky ranks eighth highest nationwide for ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, February 27, 2018
    For Immediate ReleaseFeb. 26, 2018      The Senate passes telehealth care bill     FRANKFORT – The doctor will see you now – online.   The Senate passed a measure today to encourage the practice of incorporating new communication technologies when treating patients, broadly known as telehealth. Senate Bill 112 states that a doctor would be able to log in from anywhere in the world to treat ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political
    Monday, February 12, 2018
    Monticello medical associates EARNS national recognition FOR Level- 2PATIENT-CENTERED CARE  NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home™ standards emphasize enhanced care through patient-clinician partnership  WASHINGTON, DC—The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) today announced that Monticello Medical Associates of Monticello, KY has received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, February 12, 2018
    health First Community Health Center EARNS national recognition FOR PATIENT-CENTERED CARE  NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home™ standards emphasize enhanced care through patient-clinician partnership  WASHINGTON, DC—The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) today announced that Health First Community Health Center has received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, January 24, 2018
    Kentucky Health Official Invited to Share Innovative Strategies Addressing Opioid Epidemic at National Conference of State LegislaturesFRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 23, 2018) - Dr. Jeffrey D. Howard, Acting Commissioner at the Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), will represent the state during a national Opioid Policy session this weekend. Organized ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Political, Press Release
    Friday, January 12, 2018
    Gov. Matt Bevin Announces Approval of Kentucky HEALTHFederal Approval Puts Kentuckians on a Path to Better HealthFRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 12, 2018) – Gov. Matt Bevin today announced that the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved the Commonwealth’s Section 1115 Medicaid waiver known as Kentucky HEALTH. The acronym HEALTH stands for “Helping to Engage and Achieve Long ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Political
    Tuesday, December 19, 2017
    A state-of-the-art medical campus to serve Southeast Kentucky  Date:  December 18, 2017  It’s official!  Grace Health is excited to announce terms have been reached with owners of the former Kmart building located at the intersection of Master Street and U.S. Hwy 25 E in Corbin.  Documents were executed on Monday, December 18, 2017 that grant a thirty-five-year lease term to Grace Health.  Grace ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, October 06, 2017
    New Tools Connect Patients to Chronic Care Management   We all want to provide the best care to our patients. The term “chronic care management services” or CCM has been buzzing through medical practices and among coders in the past few years. It has become a critical component of the care we provide to our patients with multiple chronic conditions, whose management is often complex and ...read more
    Categories: Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
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