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Hosparus Health raises $28 million in campaign

Hosparus Health today announced it has raised $28 million in its People of Compassion comprehensive fundraising campaign to enhance and expand hospice and palliative care services in 41 counties in Kentucky and Indiana. The total surpasses its original goal of $24 million.    Hosparus launched the campaign in January 2017 to address five critical areas

Write a letter or email your legislator, help Kentucky nurses

By Delanor Manson, MA, BSN, RN Thanks to nurse leaders around the commonwealth, the nursing shortage has moved from breakroom talk and conference room agendas among providers to statewide and national news coverage. The Kentucky Nurses Association (KNA) recently hosted a press conference to discuss this urgent matter and the results of its October 2021

The No Surprises Act regulations –The first two installments

By Sarah Charles Wright The No Surprises Act or “NSA” which goes into effect January 1, 2022, mandates group health plans and insurers to cover emergency and other hospital-based services furnished by out-of-network (OON) facilities and providers as if they were in-network. Two sets of implementing regulations have now been issued jointly by four federal

Policy reversal means return of per day fines for nursing homes

By: Lisa English Hinkle and Ed Monarch On July 19, 2021, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) rescinded a guidance issued in 2017 that significantly limited the discretion of CMS Locations to impose substantial fines for noncompliance.  The 2017 Guidance directed that Civil Money Penalties for past-noncompliance that had been fully addressed by the facility

Six Louisville startups selected for 21st annual Vogt Awards

The Community Foundation of Louisville today announced the recipients of its 21st annual Vogt Invention and Innovation Awards. These six early-stage companies will receive $25,000 in non-dilutive grant funding, participation in a 10-week accelerator program, startup coaching, mentorship from industry veterans, strategic introductions and recognition. The program will culminate with introduction of the founders and

McBrayer Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers® in America List for 2022

After another year of providing expert, quality service to clients, 22 McBrayer PLLC attorneys have been recognized in U.S. News – Best Lawyers in America or as Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch” for 2022. Since 1981, Best Lawyers has used an exclusively peer-review–based process to highlight the heights of achievement in the legal field. Best

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