KAPA opposes amendment to CON regulation
22 May 2015
FRANKFORT -- On May 14 the Office of Health Policy filed a proposed amendment to 900 KAR 5:020, the State Health Plan for facilities and services. The proposed amendment would remove ambulance services from the Certificate of Need (CON) process.
The Provider: 2015 Spring Edition
15 May 2015
In the 2015 Spring Edition of The Provider, the Kentucky Ambulance Providers Association's quarterly newsletter:
* Message from the President: Realizing goals and finding resources
* EMS Calendar
* Line of Duty Deaths remembered
* 15 years ago in Kentucky EMS
* 2015 Kentucky Legislative Session
* 2015 Kentucky Legislative Session summary
* KAPA heads to Washington DC
* Congressional handout: Preserve patient access to critical ambulance service
* Management: Apathy and complacency can infect our culture
* Bridging the gap between EMS and hospitals: A Stroke Coordinator's role
Download at http://www.kyapa.com/images/stories/newsletter/2015/2015-spring_kapa-newsletter.pdf
April KAPA Board Meeting to be rescheduled
10 April 2015
ASHLAND --The Kentucky Ambulance Providers Association board meeting scheduled for April 23. 2015, is being postponed and will be rescheduled.
Because the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services rescheduled their board meeting for the same day, many of our members would experience a conflict. KAPA expects to have a new date for the rescheduled KAPA board meeting soon.
KAPA board meeting scheduled for April 23
01 April 2015
The next quarterly board meeting of the Kentucky Ambulance Providers Association will be Thursday, April 23, 2015, at Jessamine County EMS West Station, 9531 Harrodsburg Road, in Wilmore, Ky. The meeting begins at 13:00 EDT (12:00 CDT).
Ky. EMS Protocols get amendments and additions
23 March 2015
LEXINGTON — The Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services announced immediate availability of amendments and additions to the Kentucky State EMS Protocol today. These amendments and additions are not meant to replace the forthcoming release of the new Kentucky State EMS Protocol; rather, they are updates of the currently published protocol.
Any licensed Kentucky EMS agency that has adopted the Kentucky State EMS Protocol will be required to implement these amendments and additions immediately. In the event that the agency wishes to “opt-out” of these new protocols, the agency should send a letter to that effect on agency letterhead with the signature of the Agency Director and Medical Director to
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