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KMA announces 2019 legislative priorities

KMA announces 2019 legislative priorities

By Bruce Scott, MD The Kentucky Medical Association (KMA) has been busy over the last several months preparing for the 2019 legislative session. Our advocacy team worked with members to develop a list of priorities that focus on promoting healthier lives for our patients and protecting the practice of medicine in the Commonwealth. In November,

Make substance abuse disorder treatment available when needed

By: Kim Moser and Bruce Scott, MD Years of struggling, lost employment, disconnection from family, a feeling of hopelessness—all common issues faced by those suffering from substance abuse disorder. In many cases, interaction with the criminal justice system can also be added to the list. But what if someone wants assistance before they hit rock