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Third Quarter Vital Sounds

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Kansas Supreme Court Decision and Commentary, Hillburn v. Enerpipe, LTD - When Does it Apply and How Might the Kansas Healthcare Landscape be Impacted?

In this issue of Vital Sounds we present members with a summary of the June 14, 2019, Kansas Supreme Court opinion in Hilburn v. Enerpipe LTD. and perspectives from the desk of KAMMCO CEO, Kurt Scott. read more

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Summary of the June 14, 2019, Kansas Supreme Court Opinion, Hillburn v. Enerpipe, Ltd.

On June 14, 2019 the Kansas Supreme Court (“the Court”) issued its opinion in Hilburn v. Enerpipe LTD., Opinion No. 112,765.... read more

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KAMMCO Offers Members New Opportunity to Earn Fall Loss Prevention Program Premium Credit

Beginning August 15, 2019, KAMMCO members who are unable to attend one of the four live loss prevention program options (see listing below), can take advantage of a convenient online classroom version... read more

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Tips from the Trenches: Claims Update

For several years our insured followed this 42 yo female patient with a history of hypertension, anemia, hiatal hernia, kidney stones, gallbladder disease, liver hemangioma and left kidney cyst, for urethral stones with a renal cyst... read more

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FAQ: Tail Coverage

Tail coverage for Kansas resident physicians and surgeons, physician assistants, CRNAs, and other healthcare providers who are subject to the statutory insurance requirements of the HCPIAA... read more

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Complying with Records Requests - Demystifying the Cost and Confusion

Many practices and facilities receive medical records requests from attorneys for different reasons. However, most arrive with a letter full of stipulations and requirements... read more

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Patients Recording Clinical Encounters: Opportunity or Threat?

Several states including Kansas and Missouri are one party consent states. This simply means only one party to the recording has to grant consent.... read more

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KAMMCO Online Learning 2% Premium Credit Opportunity Ends September 30

Avoid those reminder phone calls from your practice administrator or medical staff administration office by logging on to the KAMMCO – Med-IQ Online Learning Center... read more

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CHN Recognized with 2019 Leadership in Quality Award Sponsored by the KAMMCO Foundation

When he found out Children’s Health Network (CHN) had won the 2019 Leadership in Quality Award, Senior Vice President and CHN Executive Director Bob Finuf knew what they’d do with part of the award’s $5,000 prize money... read more

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NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING

Notice is hereby given, in accordance with the Bylaws of Kansas Medical Mutual Insurance Company, that the Annual Meeting of the Members will convene at 1:00 p.m., Friday, September 20, 2019... read more