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Value Transformation Framework. The Value Transformation Framework addresses how health centers can use a systematic process for utilizing data on patient populations to target interventions for better outcomes, with a better care experience, at a lower cost.Read More 
Researchers find mental health of parents matters when it comes to child obesity; study also examined role of income and rurality. Read More 
In 2011, CMS issued final regulations mandating states to screen all enrolled providers monthly. As part of the KPCA membership, you receive free modules and other discounted courses for using Medtrainer, our partner healthcare and compliance training platform. If you have more questions regarding MedTrainer please contact us. Contact Us
University of Kentucky home to new national center studying economic impacts of rural health care. The newly formed Center for Economic Analysis for Rural Health has found a home in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. Alison Davis, agricultural economics professor and director of the college’s Community Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky, will lead the national center. Read More
Early flu activity reported in Kentucky. This season's flu vaccine is proving to be a good match for the strains that are going around, according to an infectious disease expert. Read More
$12M in grants will provide behavioral health services to children. The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) has received a four-year federal grant of up to $3 million per year to support the behavioral and social health of youth through comprehensive services and community partnerships. Read More
Kentucky’s diabetes problem continues to worsen; rate now at nearly 13%, seventh highest in the nation. The number of adults with diabetes and pre-diabetes in Kentucky continues to rise, according to the 2019 Kentucky Diabetes Report. Read More 
Disparities between care in rural, urban areas getting worse. It's common knowledge that Americans living in rural areas have poorer health outcomes than their urban counterparts.Read More 
KPCA Pharmacy Update. Please click the link to lrarn the latest updates tips regarding pharmacy news.  Read More 
Passport Health Plan and Anthem Kentucky will no longer offer Medicaid coverage to Kentuckians starting next summer. State officials announced Wednesday that it did not award those providers contracts following the expiration of their current contracts at the end of June 2020. Read More 
Diagnosing the Rural COPD Patient: Ask About Symptoms, Use Spirometry. In rural America, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, claims a lot of lives. Recent data indicate that not only does COPD have almost double the prevalence rate in rural areas, but almost double the mortality rate when compared with large urban areas. Read More
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