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Sunday, May 24, 2015




2015 KMA Annual Meeting - August 28-31
   
 

Mark your calendar now to attend the 165th KMA Annual Meeting at the Hyatt Regency Louisville, Friday, August 28, through Monday, August 31. The theme of this year's Annual Meeting is "Foundation for the Future: Promoting Physician Leadership.” KMA will host a Kentucky Physicians Leadership Academy on Saturday, August 29. It will feature keynote speaker Kevin Pho, MD, Founder and Editor of KevinMD.com
 
 




How Did Your Legislator Vote?
   
 

Find out how your legislator voted on bills designated as key pieces of legislation by KMA during the 2015 Kentucky General Assembly.

 




Get Ready for ICD-10 with KMA's Two-Day Boot Camp
   
 

The ICD-10 transition date is October 1, 2015. Make sure your medical staff is prepared by participating in an in-depth, two-day ICD-10-CM Boot Camp August 31 - September 1. The training will prepare coders to successfully complete the AAPC proficiency exam, which is required to maintain certification. Space is limited and on a first-come, first served-basis.

 




Apply for Appointment to KBML
   
 

Kentucky Medical Association members who would like to be considered for appointment to the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure must submit an application and curriculum vitae to KMA by July 15.

 




Senate Approves Fix for Medicare
   
 

On Tuesday, April 14, the U.S. Senate passed HR 2, the "Medicare Access and Chip Reauthorization Act," or MACRA, which eliminates the flawed Medicare sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula. The bill, which passed on a bipartisan vote of 92 to 8, has been sent to the White House, where President Obama is expected to sign it into law.

 




Call for 2015 Resolutions - Deadline July 31
   
 

In accordance with the new KMA Bylaws that were adopted by the 2014 House of Delegates, all resolutions being submitted for consideration during the 2015 KMA Annual Meeting must be received at the KMA headquarters no later than Friday, July 31, 2015.

 




KMA Award Nominations Due July 1
   
 

Nominations are being accepted for the KMA awards to be presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting in August.
The nomination deadline is July 1, 2015

 



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