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Year in Review 

Part of kicking off a new year is reflecting on all we accomplished in the prior one. These statistics reflect just some of what you achieved. Read More

Even though adherence to medications is a critical problem, the good news is that opportunities exist for providers to improve patient adherence to medications and lifestyle. Read More 
Rural Opportunities To Use Transportation for Economic Success: Request for Information. The DOT is extending the comment period for seeking comments from the public on unmet transportation needs in rural areas to inform their Rural Opportunities to Use Transportation for Economic Success (ROUTES) initiative. Read More
In Rural Areas Without Pain Or Addiction Specialists, Family Doctors Fill In The Gaps. Drug overdose deaths are more common by population size in rural areas than in urban ones. And rural doctors prescribe opioids more often by far, despite a nationwide decline in prescribing rates since 2012. Read More
A complete and accurate census count is good for Kentucky’s health. Every ten years, the Census counts every person living in the United States, regardless of age, race, geographic location, or citizenship status. Data from the Census determines how hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funding are distributed throughout the country. Census data also help state and local officials, community leaders, and nonprofits identify needs for healthcare, education, housing, food security, and other services. Read More
Free Medication-Assisted Treatment Training Resources Help Clinicians Secure Loan Repayment Awards. Opioid-related drug overdoses claim more than 130 lives every day in the United States. Prevention and access to treatment for opioid addiction and overdose reversal drugs are critical to fighting this epidemic. Read More
UDS Modernization Reporting Enhancements. HRSA has created enhancements to improve Uniform Data System (UDS) reporting. Submitting UDS data is now easier and less burdensome for Health Center Program awardees. Read More
Become a Certified Rural Health Clinic Professional. The National Association of Rural Health Clinics feels that in order for RHCs to thrive and grow, their employees, especially those in a leadership role, need to educate themselves on the federal and state guidelines pertaining to the Rural Health Clinic Program. Read More
Center for Health Equity Transformation Seeks to Improve Health of All Kentuckians. People in Kentucky experience some of the highest rates of cancer, cardiovascular disease, substance use, diabetes and obesity in the nation. Read More
PursueCare Launches Telehealth Addiction Treatment Programs For Underserved Rural Populations in Kentucky. The coordinated care model promotes transition of patients with Opioid Use Disorder from emergency departments and rural health clinics into treatment at home through a smartphone app. Read More
Opinion: Medicaid is foundational for Kentucky's health. Health coverage is foundational to good health and in Kentucky, no single insurer is as foundational as Medicaid. In a very real way, Medicaid is for all of us; From childhood, through our working years, to senior care, Medicaid covers all Kentuckians in all stages of life. Read More 
Statewide Hepatitis A cases decline. While Hep A may be on the way out, officials warn that drug-related HIV cases could be the next issue. Read More
FQHC’s Success: The Secret’s in the Sauce. There are many attempts today to duplicate a good thing; corporations work at it every day. In recent years, some have attempted to copy the recipe for success that community health centers have been working on for over 50 years. Read More
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