Monthly Archives: July 2012

View the Vaccine Coding Webinar

If you missed Jeff Winokur, CEO of Atlantic Health Partners,  presentation on July 19 where he explained —
1. How to properly use vaccine administration codes (these were updated in 2011)
2. What vaccines are provided under Medicare Part B vs. Part D, and how to properly bill for each respectively
3. How to evaluate vaccine reimbursement
You can view […]

By |July 25th, 2012|News|

Smoke-free KY is stopping by your town on the way to Fancy Farm

What is it?
Smoke-Free Kentucky is coming to you!  A special Smoke-Free Kentucky van will be decked out and crossing the commonwealth Monday, July 30 – Saturday, August 4.  We think that 2013 is the year to pass a comprehensive, smoke-free workplace law!  If you agree, please meet us in your town to tell your personal […]

By |July 25th, 2012|News|

House Bill 1

Well HB1 is upon us now with emergency regulations set by the Board of Medical Licensure.  While the KBML website states they will be forgiving in the beginning as far as enforcement goes, potential for big headaches exist.  We are trying to obtain legal counsel on the regulations to try and provide some direction

For now […]

By |July 23rd, 2012|President's Blog|

Transition Period for Emergency Regulations HB1 ‘Controlled Substance” — Effective July 20th

Below was taken from KBML’s website —

On July 20, 2012, the provisions of HB 1 and various emergency regulations issued pursuant to that statute become effective.  Licensees should be re-assured that the standards for prescribing controlled substances are the same standards employed by the Board for the past 20 years.

While licensees must comply with the provisions […]

By |July 23rd, 2012|Hot Topics|

If you have a DEA # You Must Register for KASPER

Effective July 20, 2012, Kentucky prescribers and dispensers authorized to prescribe or dispense controlled substances must be registered with the enhanced Kentucky All Schedule Prescription Electronic Reporting (eKASPER) system in compliance with the new prescription drug law.  To facilitate the registration process, the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) has implemented a paperless eKASPER registration […]

By |July 19th, 2012|Hot Topics|

Attn FPs in Boone, Campbell, Grant and Kenton you have 1 day left to apply for CPCI

Boone, Campbell, Grant and Kenton counties have been added to the  Cincinnati-Dayton region  by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as one of seven geographic markets to carry out the CPC initiative.

Up to 75 practices will be selected within the region to participate—your practice could be one of them! Physicians in these practices […]

By |July 19th, 2012|News|

2012 KAFP Summer Journal

View the latest KAFP journal here with special features of the Family Medicine Residency Programs and the KAFP Awards Ceremony:


By |July 17th, 2012|News|