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2019 KPCA Awards. Kentucky Primary Care Association (KPCA) presents different awards that recognize the professional accomplishments of our members. Award nominations are open to all KPCmembers. Nominate your friend or colleague today. Read More
CMS Relaxes Policy on Emergency Drugs and Biologicals for RHCs. CMS is significantly altering their guidance policy regarding emergency drugs and biologicals required in Rural Health Clinics. This change is effective immediately. Read More 
Implementing Security into Your Practice – Cybersecurity Toolkit. Now more than ever, employees are the greatest cybersecurity vulnerability your practice faces. Through social engineering, phishing, hacking and more, bad actors are winning and hacking your sensitive data. Read More
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More People Are Uninsured. Some sobering news from the U.S. Census: the number of people without health insurance is growing for the first time in 10 years. The number jumped to 27.5 million, up from 25.6 million in 2017 — or 7.9 percent in 2017 to 8.5 percent in 2018. It was also the first year-to-year increase in uninsured rates since 2008 and 2009. Read More
National Substance Use Warmline. Clinically supported advice on substance use management for healthcare providers Peer-to-peer consultation from physicians, clinical pharmacists, and nurses with special expertise in substance use evaluation and management. Read More 
The CDC Asks Health Care Providers in Ohio, Kentucky to Begin Reporting Cases of Lung Disease Linked to E-Cigs. The CDC is investigating more than 200 cases of severe lung illness linked to vaping, including one death, in at least 25 states. Read More 
The plight of America's rural health care. Rural America is stuck in a cycle of increasingly vulnerable patients with declining access to health care. Read More 
Adult obesity in Ky. reaches an all-time high of 36.6%, fifth in U.S. Kentucky adults just keep getting larger, reaching an all-time high for the number of obese adults in the state, ranking it fifth in the nation. Read More
Kentucky Cancer Summit. Join ACS CAN and the Kentucky Cancer Consortium for a discussion on the current state of cancer in the commonwealth, and how we can work together on public policies that will ensure Kentuckians have access to the care they need to prevent, detect, and fight cancer Read More 
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