Vital Sounds Quarterly Newsletter

Quarter 3 | August 18, 2020

KAMMCO Renewal Information – New Processes!

The KAMMCO 2021 policy renewal process begins in September 2020, and our members may notice a few changes this year.

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Register Now! 2020 Fall Loss Prevention

Time is running out to register for one of the four KAMMCO Fall Loss Prevention live webinars. This year’s presentation, “Limiting Exposure in the Litigation Arena,” features six real-life case examples of medical professional liability claims. These are paired with pointers and tips to help you lower your exposure and reduce your chances of future litigation.

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New KAMMCO Payment Options!

KAMMCO is proud to announce it will be offering members three premium payment options beginning with policies renewing on January 1, 2021.

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Service & Emotional Support Animals in the Healthcare Setting: Know Their Rights and Yours

Understanding the difference between an emotional support animal and a service/assistance animal is key to helping patients and residents determine when an animal can accompany them to a medical practice or facility. 

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New Member Benefit: Group Purchasing

APS Creates Savings Opportunities for KAMMCO Members KAMMCO member organizations now have access to a wide range of money-saving healthcare goods and services, thanks to a new partnership with Overland…

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KAMMCO Insurance Policy Q&A

Stacy Moorhead, CPCU, AAI, ARMKAMMCO, Healthcare Facilities Managersmoorhead@kammco.com Question: Are employed nurses covered under our KAMMCO professional liability policy? Answer: The Kansas Health Care Provider Insurance Availability Act (The Act) was…

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How Much Cyber Insurance is Enough? 

Cyberattacks continue to be a primary concern to medical practices of all sizes. Criminal actors exploit environments rife with cyber security risk. They profit from increased sophistication of cyber criminals, a growing base of connected devices and

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Well-Being in Uncertain Times: Ideas on Prioritizing Self-Care during a Pandemic

Ideas on Prioritizing Self-Care and Sustaining Well-Being during a Pandemic Yolanda Sims, JD, MHAKAMMCO, Loss Prevention & Risk Management Advisorysims@kammco.com Self-care is the practice of taking an active role in…

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Incident Response Plan, Part 3 of 4: Communicate the Plan

Part Three: Communicate the Plan Elizabeth HaroKAMMCO, Compliance Officereharo@kammco.com Parts one and two of the Incident Response Plan Series can be found in the Risk Management section of the KAMMCO…

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Registration Open! KMS Advocacy Day & Annual Meeting

KMS Advocacy Day & Annual Meeting Now Open Registration is now open for the Kansas Medical Society Advocacy Day & Annual Meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, as well as…

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