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The Kentucky Primary Care Association offers the membership an opportunity to achieve some real savings on behalf of their patients and clinics.

Through the Group Purchasing Option and other shared services offered within the Kentucky Primary Care Association, there is an opportunity for members to achieve some cost savings and to pass those savings on to their patients. Through the shared savings the Association may collect a small fee on your behalf, which benefits all members. Please check back to this page frequently as we add more more benefits!


McConnell bill to raise tobacco age to 21 passes first hurdle, with controversial provision requiring states to follow suit.  U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's bill to raise from 18 to 21 the nationwide minimum age to buy all tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, has passed the Senate health committee.  READ MORE  
How to be a less-stressed leader. Stress is endemic in today’s health care workforce, but the good news is that leaders have much more control over their stress levels at work than they might think. The most effective leaders take steps to proactively keep their own stress in check—while modeling healthy habits for their teams. READ MORE 
How Doctors Can Stop Stigmatizing  And Start Helping Kids With Obesity. Kids with obesity face a host of health problems related to their weight, like high blood pressure, diabetes and joint problems. READ MORE 
Tick-borne disease in Ky. is relatively rare, but does occur; best defense against these tiny disease-carrying vectors is prevention
Ticks and summertime go hand-in-glove, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy outdoor summer activities; you just have to take extra precautions. Tick season in Kentucky runs through August. READ MORE 
Ky. children among least vaccinated for cancer causing human papillomavirus; state has highest rate of HPV-related cancers. Did you know there's a vaccine that can prevent certain types of cancer? Many Kentuckians don't know. As part of a statewide effort to educate them, a Bardstown woman told her story to a group in Louisville about being told at age 30 that she would have to have her uterus removed because she had cancer of the cervix. READ MORE
Opioids and App Development: These KY High Schoolers Are Taking on an Epidemic. A mobile app and website that offers information and resources related to drug-addiction prevention, treatment and harm reduction, was created in 2017 by a team of students. READ MORE 
UK HealthCare Awarded National Top Quality Honor for Safer Opioid Practices. America’s Essential Hospitals, a national trade association, has recognized UK HealthCare for its work to develop safer opioid usage practices within an academic health system. READ MORE 
Celebrating Members and The Benefits of NACHC Membership. You could win a $100 Amex gift card by sharing a little about your health center's story. Simply share or post photos from your health center’s past using #NACHCMembership
Kentucky to expand school-based healthcare services for children. Gov. Matt Bevin on Monday announced that the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), in partnership with the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), will seek an amendment to Kentucky's Medicaid state plan to provide greater healthcare access to students in schools across the Commonwealth by allowing for the payment of qualifying physical and mental health services. READ MORE 
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