Monthly Archives: December 2015

Kentucky Makes Progress on kyhealthnow Goals

Kentucky has made progress in achieving the goals of the kyhealthnow initiative, Lieutenant Governor Crit Luallen said Friday at a Capitol press conference. “Kentucky is finally moving the needle on the most debilitating health challenges,” Luallen said, noting that the overall health status of the state has not improved in 25 years. Luallen touted progress…
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2016 OIG Work Plan Includes Review of ICD-10

One of the big-ticket items the Office of Inspector General (OIG) 2016 Work Plan will focus on is “how well” the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services implemented the 10th version of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) codes into the Medicare and Medicaid programs. The review may include CMS’s and contractors’ assistance and guidance…
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International Conference on Physician Health: Call for Abstracts

The American Medical Association, the Canadian Medical Association and the British Medical Association will host the International Conference on Physician HealthTM in 2016. The conference, which is held every other year and is hosted by a founding association, will be held Sept. 18-20, 2016, in Boston, Mass. The agenda for the research-driven conference is determined…
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