KAMMCO Update on COVID-19:
KAMMCO will maintain full business operations while adhering to CDC and KDHE recommendations regarding COVID-19. All KAMMCO services are still being provided as we remain focused on serving and supporting our members. Click Here for the COVID-19 Resource Page. KAMMCO will be here when you need us.
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Quarter 1 | 2021


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Education. Registration Now Open for KAMMCO Spring Education Series
Registration for the 2021 KAMMCO Spring Education Webinar Series is now open. The presentations in this series provide an opportunity for busy health care professionals to receive education on issues relevant to today's health care space.  Read more. 

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Education. KAMMCO's Online Learning Center: New Year, New Courses
The new courses address important risk management topics such as patient experience, health equity, immunizations, human trafficking and cybersecurity. We encourage all members to explore the courses under their designated specialty.  Read more.

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Risk Management. New Resources Highlighted from the Kansas Board of Healing Arts
As you may be aware, the Kansas Board of Healing Arts (KSBHA) has been updating its website. This article highlights some of their recently updated information and resources for providers.  Read more.

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Risk Management. 10 Points to Know about the Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy Rule
On January 21, 2021, the Federal Register published a rule outlining proposed changes to the Privacy Rule with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). It would reduce administrative and regulatory burdens on providers while increasing patients’ ease of access to their medical records. Read more.

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Claims. Litigation Limbo
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has suspended many court functions leaving uncertainty about how the resulting case backlog will be managed once operations return. Read more.

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Claims. The Blame Game
It’s natural and proper to look for causes of problems especially when the problem negatively impacts a patient. However, criticizing or “finger pointing” can have a profoundly negative impact on relationships and careers.  Read more.

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KAMMCO Partner. No-Cost Infection Prevention Learning Series for Outpatient Setting 
Enrollment is now open for physician offices, clinics, and other ambulatory settings to participate in a new statewide Infection Prevention Learning Action Network (LAN).  Read more.