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December 2018 Vital Sounds


KAMMCO Develops New Tool to Assist Healthcare Providers Combat Opioid Epidemic

Building upon its commitment to quality and patient safety, KAMMCO released a new Opioid/Controlled Substances dashboard for physicians, hospitals ... read more


Tips from the Trenches

Our insured saw this 60-year-old female in the hospital after she was brought in by EMS and admitted due to experiencing sudden dizziness, weakness... read more


Policy Renewal Reminder

As we near the end of 2018, KAMMCO’s Underwriting Team is diligently processing members’ policy renewals. If you have not already submitted... read more


Kansas Physicians Can Receive MIPS Assistance from KHIN

KHIN is heavily invested in ensuring a clear connection is made between KHIN utilization and receiving positive incentives under the Centers for... read more


#FightFlu: National Influenza Vaccination Week, December 2-8

To encourage influenza vaccination and emphasize the seriousness of the flu, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and its... read more


A Permissible Disclosure: Releasing Medical Information to Coroners, Medical Examiners and Funeral Directors

In most situations, you do not need an authorization from the next of kin to release health information to a coroner or medical examiner... read more


2019 Strategic Planning Should Include a CyberSecurity Risk Assessment

As the year ends, many physicians, practices and facilities are making plans for 2019. It is important to include a cybersecurity risk assessment or... read more


Physician Fee Schedule for 2019 Includes Changes to Evaluation-and-Management Services

The 2019 Medicare physician fee schedule final rule included several changes when it comes to payment for evaluation-and-management ... read more


Save the Date

11th Annual Summit on Quality May 9-10, 2019 | Hyatt Regency, Wichita, Kansas | Presented by Kansas Healthcare Collaborative and Kansas Foundation for... read more