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October 22, 2021
President's Perspective – KHA Distinguished Health Care Advocate – Jon RolphKHA's Distinguished Health Care Advocate Award honors those individuals who provide an exemplary contribution to the health and well-being of the people of Kansas through their leadership in the political or policy arena.
KHA LIVE 21 – Oct. 27 Virtual Roundtable DiscussionsIf you have not registered for KHA's LIVE 2021 Convention, there is still time. In addition to the KHA Awards Ceremony and general session, you'll want to participate in the roundtable discussions.
Save the Date for the Rural Health SymposiumNational Rural Health Day is Nov. 18. What better way to celebrate the day than by attending the KHA Rural Health Symposium at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Wichita Airport in Wichita.
Addressing Food InsecurityKHA invites you to join us for the upcoming virtual 2021 County Health Rankings event around the issues of food insecurity, from 9 to 11 a.m., on Thursday, Nov. 4.
KHA Submits Letter to Kansas Insurance DepartmentOn behalf of our Kansas hospitals, the Kansas Hospital Association submitted its first quarterly letter to the Kansas Insurance Department.
Availity Platform Training Offered with Aetna Better HealthThe focus of this training will be to demonstrate where the most often used functions accessed through the Aetna Better Health Secure Provider Portal are now found using the Availity platform.
FDA Approves High-Dose Naloxone Product for Opioid OverdoseOn Oct. 18, the FDA announced it has approved ZIMHI (naloxone hydrochloride) injection as an additional option to treat opioid overdose.
careLearning Informational Webinar – Nov. 16KHA invites you to join an informational webinar at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 16 to learn how careLearning can benefit your organization.
CEO Staffing ChangesKHA would like to inform you of the latest member hospital administrator changes since our last hospital list in July.
Federal and National NewsThis week's topics include Correction Notice for the FY 2022 Inpatient Prospective Payment System, Guidance on Coordinating Care By Out of State Providers for Medically Complex Kids, 10-Year Vision of Tying Quality to Payments, Saturday Is National Drug Take-Back Day, January 2022 Public Reporting Hospital Data for Preview, HQR Webinar, Medicare Open Enrollment Begins, AHA COVID-19 Vaccination Webinar Slides Available, Happy Health Care Quality Week, FDA Advisory Committee Approves Moderna and J&J Booster Doses, FDA Advisory Committee Approves Moderna and J&J Booster Doses, MLN Connects Provider eNews, IPFQR FY 2022 Data Review Recording, Report on Rideshare as Nonemergency Medical Transportation, Study Confirms Surgery Often Is a Gateway to Opioid Abuse.
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