Staff Services

Please use the listing below to find a KHA staff member that can assist you in the appropriate service you need. Each staff member's name is a link to their e-mail address. To contact by phone, just dial 502-426-6220 or 800-945-4542 (in Kentucky) and ask for the staff member by name.

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A

Accreditation

 

Donna Meador

Accreditation Committee  

Donna Meador

Address Changes, Membership

 

Ashley Peterson

Administrators, Position Changes

 

Ashley Peterson

Advance Directives

 

Kim Naber

Affinity Partner Program

 

Pam Kirchem

Affordable Care Act (ACA)

 

Nancy Galvagni

Agencies, Federal

 

Nancy Galvagni

Allied Association Support Services

 

Pam Kirchem

Ambulance Diversion

 

Brad Learn
Dick Bartlett

· American College of Healthcare Executives

 

Pam Kirchem

American Hospital Association    
  • Annual Survey
 

Melanie Moch

  • Dues Collection
 

April Smith

  • AHAPAC
 

Ashley Peterson

Americans with Disabilities Act

 

Kim Naber

Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield

 

Nancy Galvagni

Applications for Membership

 

Ashley Peterson

Association Headquarters Building

 

April Smith
John Tyson

Auxiliaries/Volunteers

 

Sharon Perkins

Awards Committee

 

Ashley Peterson

B

Bills, Federal and State

 

Nancy Galvagni

Bioterrorism

 

Brad Learn
Dick Bartlett

Board of Medical Licensure

 

Brian Brezosky

Board of Nursing

 

Donna Meador

Board of Nursing Home Administrators

 

Donna Meador

Board of Pharmacy

 

Donna Meador

Board of Trustees, KHA

 

Ashley Peterson

Bylaws, KHA

 

Ashley Peterson

Bylaws Committee

 

Ashley Peterson

C

CGS

 

Carl Herde

CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)

 

Nancy Galvagni

CRNA Insurance Coverage

 

Lisa Hyman

Center for Rural Health

 

Sharon Perkins

Certificate of Need

 

Nancy Galvagni

Circle of Friends Political Action Committee

 

Ashley Peterson
Sharon Perkins

Clinical Issues

 

Donna Meador

COBRA

 

Kim Naber

Committees, KHA

   
  • Awards Committee
 

Ashley Peterson

  • Bylaws Committee
 

Ashley Peterson

  • Certificate of Need Committee
 

Nancy Galvagni

  • Data Advisory Committee
 

Chuck Warnick
Melanie Moch

  • Executive Committee
 

Ashley Peterson

  • Finance and Budget Committee
 

April Smith

  • Hospital Reimbursement Committee
 

Nancy Galvagni

  • Legislative Committee
 

Nancy Galvagni
Carl Herde

  • Medicaid Technical Advisory Committee
 

Nancy Galvagni
Carl Herde

  • Nominations and Credentials Committee
 

Ashley Peterson

  • Strategic Planning Committee
 

Nancy Galvagni

  • Volunteer Services Committee
 

Sharon Perkins

Community Health Needs Assessment

 

Chuck Warnick

Complaints

 

Ashley Peterson

Confidentiality of Information

 

Kim Naber

Congress, United States

 

Nancy Galvagni

Consent Policies

 

Kim Naber

Constituency Forums, KHA

   
  • Physician Leadership Forum
 

Brian Brezosky

  • Post Acute Care Forum (Includes LTACH and Rehabilitation)
 

Sharon Perkins

  • Psychiatric and Chemical Dependency
 

Nancy Galvagni

Small, Rural and Critical Access Hospital

 

Sharon Perkins

Controlled Substance Regulations

 

Brian Brezosky

Convention/Seminars

 

Sharon Perkins

Corporate Compliance

 

Brian Brezosky

Cost Reports, Medicare/Medicaid

 

Carl Herde
Nancy Galvagni

Credentialing Services

 

Brian Brezosky
Shea Lykins

Critical Access Hospitals

 

Sharon Perkins

Cybersecurity

 

Matt McDonald

D

Data Services

 

Chuck Warnick

   

Melanie Moch

Department of Health and Human Services

 

Nancy Galvagni

Department of Insurance

 

Nancy Galvagni

Disaster Readiness

 

Brad Learn
Dick Bartlett

Disproportionate Share Hospital Payment (DSH)

 

Carl Herde
Nancy Galvagni

Districts, KHA

 

Ashley Peterson

Dues, KHA/AHA

 

April Smith

E

Economic Importance Report

 

Ginger Dreyer

Education Services

 

Sharon Perkins

EMTALA

 

Brian Brezosky
Kim Naber

Executive Committee

 

Ashley Peterson

F

Federal Government

   
  • Justice
 

Brian Brezosky

  • Legislation
 

Nancy Galvagni

  • Regulations
 

Nancy Galvagni

  • Finance/Reimbursement
 

Nancy Galvagni
Carl Herde

G

Government Relations

 

Nancy Galvagni

Governor’s Office

 

Nancy Galvagni

Grants

 

Sharon Perkins

H

Health Care Policy

 

Nancy Galvagni

Health Care Reform

 

Nancy Galvagni

Health e-News

 

Ginger Dreyer

Health Maintenance Organizations

 

Nancy Galvagni

HIPAA

 

Kim Naber

Hospital-Acquired Infections

 

Donna Meador

Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (K-HIIN) Kentucky

 

Donna Meador

Hospital Report Cards

 

Nancy Galvagni

Hospital Strategic Planning

 

Nancy Galvagni

Hospital Technical Advisory Committee

 

Nancy Galvagni
Carl Herde

House of Delegates, KHA

 

Ashley Peterson

I

Indigent Care

 

Carl Herde
Nancy Galvagni

Insurance - Billing Issues

 

Nancy Galvagni
Carl Herde

Insurance Payment

 

Nancy Galvagni
Carl Herde

Insurance Programs, KHA Solutions Group

   
  • Life and Health
 

Darlene Phillips

  • Property and Casualty
 

Lisa Hyman

Insurance Reform

 

Nancy Galvagni

Intergovernmental Transfer

 

Nancy Galvagni
Carl Herde

J

Joint Commission

 

Donna Meador

Joint Commission Educational Programs

 

Sharon Perkins

K

KHA Health e-News

 

Ginger Dreyer

KASPER

 

Brian Brezosky

Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services

 

Nancy Galvagni

KCHIP (Children’s Health Insurance)

 

Nancy Galvagni

Kentucky General Assembly

 

Nancy Galvagni

Kentucky House of Representatives

 

Nancy Galvagni

Kentucky Senate

 

Nancy Galvagni

Kentucky Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (K-HIIN)  

Donna Meador

Kentucky Hospital Insurance Company (KHIC)

 

Brian Brezosky

Kentucky Hospital Research & Education Foundation

 

Sharon Perkins

Kentucky Hospital Service Company of Kentucky, LLC

 

Brian Brezosky

  • Accounting
 

April Smith

Kentucky Institute for Patient Safety and Quality

 

Nancy Galvagni
Sharon Perkins

Kentucky Nurses Association

 

Donna Meador

Kentucky Pharmacists Association

 

Donna Meador

Key Legislative Contacts/Grassroots

 

Nancy Galvagni

KHA Data Center

 

Chuck Warnick
Melanie Moch

  • InfoSuite
 

Chuck Warnick

  • IPOP (Inpatient/Outpatient) Data Collection
 

Melanie Moch

  • KHA Board Assessment
 

Melanie Moch

  • Longitudinal Analysis
 

Melanie Moch

KHA Solutions Group

 

Brian Brezosky

  • Accounting
 

April Smith

  • Affinity Partner Program
 

Pam Kirchem

  • Professional and General Liability Claims
 

Kim Naber

  • Risk Management
 

Lisa Hyman

K-HIIN (Kentucky Hospital Improvement Innovation Network)  

Donna Meador

L

Legal Issues

 

Brian Brezosky

Legislation, Federal and State

 

Nancy Galvagni

Legislative Committee

 

Nancy Galvagni

Legislative Research Commission

 

Nancy Galvagni

Licensure, Hospital

 

Nancy Galvagni

Licensure Boards

 

Donna Meador

Lieutenant Governor’s Office

 

Nancy Galvagni

Living Wills

 

Kim Naber

Long-Term Care Issues

 

Sharon Perkins

M

Malpractice Reform

 

Brian Brezosky

Media Relations

 

Ginger Dreyer

Medicaid Program

 

Nancy Galvagni

  • DRGs
 

Nancy Galvagni

  • DSH
 

Nancy Galvagni
Carl Herde

  • Managed Care
 

Nancy Galvagni
Carl Herde

  • Payment
 

Nancy Galvagni
Carl Herde

  • Regulations
 

Nancy Galvagni

  • Waivers
 

Nancy Galvagni

Medical Records

 

Kim Naber

Medical Staff Bylaws

 

Kim Naber
Brian Brezosky

Medicare

 

Nancy Galvagni

  • Advantage
 

Nancy Galvagni

  • DSH
 

Nancy Galvagni
Carl Herde

  • Health Policy (Federal & State)
 

Nancy Galvagni

  • Payment
 

Nancy Galvagni
Carl Herde

  • Regulations
 

Nancy Galvagni

  • Wage Index
 

Nancy Galvagni

Meetings Calendar

 

Ashley Peterson

Membership

   
  • Applications
 

Ashley Peterson

  • Directory
 

Ginger Dreyer

  • Information
 

Ashley Peterson

  • Services (KHA)
 

Ashley Peterson

  • Services (KHA Solutions Group)
 

Brian Brezosky

Mental Health Parity

 

Nancy Galvagni

N

National Practitioner Data Bank

 

Brian Brezosky

News Media Relations

 

Ginger Dreyer

Nursing Facilities

 

Sharon Perkins

O

Orientation Session for New CEOs

 

Ashley Peterson

P

Patient Protection/Patient Rights (Federal & State)

 

Nancy Galvagni

Patient Safety Organization (PSO)

 

Nancy Galvagni
Sharon Perkins

Patient Safety/Quality

 

Nancy Galvagni
Donna Meador

Political Action Committee

 

Ashley Peterson

Press Relations, Statements, Comments

 

Ginger Dreyer

Pricing Data

 

Melanie Moch

Pricing Transparency

 

Melanie Moch

Professional Liability Issues

 

Brian Brezosky

Prompt Payment

 

Nancy Galvagni

Provider Tax

 

Nancy Galvagni
Carl Herde

Psychiatric Services

 

Nancy Galvagni

Public Relations

 

Ginger Dreyer

Publications

   
  • Economic Importance Report
 

Ginger Dreyer

  • Facts Book (Kentucky Hospital Statistics)
 

Ginger Dreyer

  • Health e-News (daily news clips)
 

Ginger Dreyer

  • MCO Performance Report
 

Nancy Galvagni
Carl Herde

  • KHA Connection
 

Sharon Perkins

  • Kentucky Trustee
 

Ginger Dreyer

  • Legislative Bulletin
 

Ginger Dreyer

  • Membership Directory
 

Ginger Dreyer

  • Volunteer Feedback
 

Sharon Perkins

Q

Quality Improvement

 

Donna Meador

QIO

 

Donna Meador

Quality Outcome Data Reports

   
  • CAH Databook
 

Sharon Perkins

  • Medicare Hospital Acquired Conditions Data
 

Sharon Perkins

  • Medicare Readmissions Data
 

Sharon Perkins

  • Medicare Value Based Purchasing Data
 

Sharon Perkins

R

RAC-Recovery Audit Contractors

 

Nancy Galvagni

Regulations, Federal

 

Nancy Galvagni

Regulations, State

 

Nancy Galvagni

Rehabilitation Services

 

Sharon Perkins

Reimbursement Committee

 

Nancy Galvagni
Carl Herde

Reimbursement Issues

 

Nancy Galvagni
Carl Herde

Risk Management Services

 

Lisa Hyman

Rural Benchmarking

 

Sharon Perkins

S

Salary Information

 

Chuck Warnick

Salary Surveys

 

Chuck Warnick

Small and Rural

 

Sharon Perkins

Societies (General) Selected Staff as Indicated

   
  • American College of Healthcare Executives
 

Pam Kirchem

  • HIMSS (Bluegrass Chapter)
 

Melanie Moch

  • Kentucky Academy of Hospital Attorneys
 

Kim Naber

  • Kentucky Society of Healthcare Engineers
 

Pam Kirchem

  • Kentucky Chapter, HFMA
 

Carl Herde

  • Kentucky Hospital Gift Shop Managers Association
 

Sharon Perkins

  • Kentucky HIMA
 

Melanie Moch

  • Kentucky Occupational Therapy Association
 

Donna Meador

  • Kentucky Organization of Nurse Leaders
 

Donna Meador

  • Kentucky Physical Therapy Association
 

Donna Meador

  • Kentucky Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
 

Donna Meador

  • Kentucky Society of Health System Pharmacists
 

Donna Meador

  • KSHPRM
 

Ginger Dreyer

  • Kentucky Association of Healthcare Purchasing and Materials Management
 

Pam Kirchem

  • Kentucky Association for Health Care Quality
 

Donna Meador

  • Kentucky Society for Health Care Risk Management
 

Kim Naber

  • Kentucky Society for Directors of Volunteer Svs.
 

Sharon Perkins

Sponsorships

 

Claire Arant

State Data Reporting

 

Chuck Warnick
Melanie Moch

State Health Plan

 

Nancy Galvagni

Swing Beds

  Sharon Perkins

T

Third Party Administrator Service

 

Lisa Hyman

340B Program

 

Brian Brezosky

Tort Reform

 

Brian Brezosky

Trustee Tools

 

Ginger Dreyer

U

Umbrella/Excess Insurance

 

Lisa Hyman

United States (U.S.) Congress

 

Nancy Galvagni

United States (U.S.) House of Representatives

 

Nancy Galvagni

United States (U.S.) Senate

 

Nancy Galvagni

Utilization Review

 

Nancy Galvagni

V

Volunteers

 

Sharon Perkins

W

Website

 

Ginger Dreyer

Withholding Treatment

 

Brian Brezosky
Kim Naber

Workers’ Compensation Regulations

 

Kim Naber

Work Force Data

 

Chuck Warnick