As a member-driven organization, KHA provides many different committees and forums where you can be involved in the decisions that affect KHA's mission and agenda.

Committees

Certificate of Need Committee

The purpose of the Certificate of Need (CON) Committee is to make recommendations on changes to the State Health Plan and Kentucky’s CON laws. The Committee reviews requests for changes to the State Health Plan from other KHA committees and forums and makes recommendations to the KHA Board. The Committee is staffed by Nancy Galvagni and Elizabeth Cobb.

Strategic Planning Committee

The purpose of the Strategic Planning Committee is to annually review the Association’s accomplishments and make recommendations to the KHA Board on the Association’s strategic priorities for the upcoming year. The Committee is staffed by Nancy Galvagni and Elizabeth Cobb.

Legislative Committee

The purpose of the Legislative Committee is to assist the KHA staff in developing both state and federal legislative priorities and recommend those positions to the KHA Board. The Committee is staffed by Sarah S. Nicholson.

Statewide Data Committee

The purpose of the Statewide Data Committee is to assist KHA staff in analyzing and developing the KHA data collection program and recommend future data projects. The Committee is staffed by Chuck Warnick.

E-health Staff Advisory Committee

This is a statewide group of hospital Information Technology professionals, Chief Information Officers, and compliance officers who are called to assist KHA if issues come up that would require hospitals to comment or to recommend viewpoints and policy positions on e-health issues. The committee is staffed by Nancy Galvagni.

Medicaid Technical Advisory Committee

The purpose of the Medicaid Technical Advisory Committee is to assist and advise the Kentucky Department for Medicaid Services on proposed regulatory and policy changes and their effect on hospitals. The Committee is staffed by Nancy Galvagni and Steve Miller.

Accreditation Committee

The KHA Accreditation Committee addresses all aspects of the accreditation process from the Joint Commission to the HFAP. The committee is staffed by Kim Dees. The Committee has created a resource website at http://khaaccreditation.kyha.com/.

Emergency Preparedness Committee

The purpose of the Emergency Preparedness Committee is to improve the readiness of hospitals, related health care organizations and integrated health care systems to respond to a disaster or emergency. The Committee is staffed by Dick Bartlett.