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April 27, 2018
President's Perspective – Veteran Affairs Drama; Our Veterans Deserve BetterThe nomination of Ronny Jackson to lead the Veterans Affairs Department received a great deal of attention this week. What didn't get so much attention is what this means for the 9 million veterans in the VA healthcare system.
Educational Webinar: Is Your Facility Ready for a 501(r) Compliance Check? – May 16This webinar will provide an overview of the obligations hospitals have as part of the IRS section 501(r) and strategies to prepare for audit checks.
We Encourage Members to Celebrate National Hospital Week, May 6-12, in Your CommunityNational Hospital Week celebrates hospitals, health systems, and the women and men who support the health and well-being of their communities through dedication and care from the heart.
Rising Stress-Related Deaths in Kansas: A Community and Socioeconomic PerspectiveThe Kansas Health Institute invites you to participate in an educational offering from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, May 11, at KHI, 212 SW 8th Ave., Topeka.
Attention CEOs – KHA Leadership Institute NominationsThe KHA Leadership Institute allows hospital employees who display outstanding leadership abilities to be recognized and receive additional leadership training to enhance their skills.
CEO Staffing ChangesKHA would like to inform you of the latest member hospital administrator changes since our last hospital list printout in March.
Health Observances and Recognition Days for MayThe 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.
KHA Membership Directory Advertising AvailableE&M Consulting, our publishing partner for the directory, is wrapping up their advertising campaign for the 2018 KHA Membership Directory.
Federal FocusThis section includes CMS updates, guidance and announcements. This week's topics include: Prescription Drug Take Back Day, FY 2019 EHR Hardship Exception, Updated MIPS Tool, CMS Changes Name of the EHR Incentive Programs, Opioid Bills Advanced, MLN Connects Provider eNews, IPPS and LTCH FFY 2019 Proposed Rule, Mental Health Parity Action Plan, Opioid Prescribing Mapping Tool, Reforms to Focus on Patient-Centered Care, and Opioid Policy Recommendations.
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