Monthly Archives: January 2017

KMA Physicians’ Day at the Capitol

February 22, 2017 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. EDT Kentucky State Capitol Building 700 Capital Avenue, Frankfort Click here to register   [small][well]News article reposted from the Kentucky Medical Association page[/well][/small]
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KMA Looks to Continue Recent Legislative Success in 2017

A new look to the Kentucky House of Representatives offers new opportunities for legislation important to physicians in the 2017 session of the Kentucky General Assembly, which convenes Tuesday, Jan. 3, and continues for 30 legislative days. Republicans gained control of the House for the first time in nearly 100 years; they now have a…
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Community Health and Advocacy

The Kentucky Medical Association is the only association in Kentucky that represents all physicians and patients before the Kentucky General Assembly, the courts, governmental regulatory agencies, the media and Congress. The KMA works to protect the practice of medicine in Kentucky and to assure that patients have the access to the care they deserve. KMA…
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Know Your Meds KY: Substance Abuse Problems Rising Across Kentucky, U.S.

A new report from the U.S. Surgeon General, “Facing Addiction in America,” shines a new light on substance misuse and addiction at a critical time. More than 27 million people across the U.S. reported current use of illicit drugs or misuse of prescription drugs. In Kentucky, 1,248 people died from drug overdose in 2015, up…
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