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

 

Deborah Campbell

Accreditation Committee  

Deborah Campbell

Advocacy

 

Jim Musser

Address Changes, Membership

 

Ashley Peterson

Administrators, Position Changes

 

Ashley Peterson

Advance Directives

 

Kim Schwoeppe

Affinity Partner Program

 

Pam Kirchem

Affordable Care Act (ACA)

 

Jim Musser

Agencies, Federal

 

Jim Musser

Allied Association Support Services

 

Pam Kirchem

Ambulance Diversion

 

Bud Warman

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 Schwoeppe

Applications for Membership

 

Bud Warman

Association Headquarters Building

 

Sharon Perkins
John Tyson

Auxiliaries/Volunteers

 

Sharon Perkins

Awards Committee

 

Ashley Peterson

B

Bills, Federal and State

 

Jim Musser

Bioterrorism

 

Sharon Perkins

Board of Medical Licensure

 

Brian Brezosky

Board of Nursing

 

Deborah Campbell

Board of Nursing Home Administrators

 

Deborah Campbell

Board of Pharmacy

 

Deborah Campbell

Board of Trustees, KHA

 

Ashley Peterson

Board Self Assessment

 

Melanie Moch

Bylaws, KHA

 

Ashley Peterson

Bylaws Committee

 

Ashley Peterson

C

CGS

 

Hal Clark

CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)

 

Hal Clark
Nancy Galvagni

CRNA Insurance Coverage

 

Lisa Hyman

Center for Rural Health

 

Bud Warman

Certificate of Need

 

Jim Musser

Circle of Friends Political Action Committee

 

Ashley Peterson
Bud Warman

Clinical Issues

 

Deborah Campbell

COBRA

 

Kim Schwoeppe

Committees, KHA

  Hallie Wilson
  • Awards Committee
 

Ashley Peterson

  • Bylaws Committee
 

Ashley Peterson

  • Certificate of Need Committee
 

Jim Musser
Nancy Galvagni

  • Data Advisory Committee
 

Melanie Moch

  • Executive Committee
 

Ashley Peterson

  • Finance and Budget Committee
 

April Smith

  • Hospital Reimbursement Committee
 

Hal Clark

  • Legislative Committee
 

Jim Musser
Nancy Galvagni

  • Medicaid Technical Advisory Committee
 

Nancy Galvagni
Hal Clark

  • Nominations and Credentials Committee
 

Ashley Peterson

  • Strategic Planning Committee
 

Nancy Galvagni

  • Volunteer Services Committee
 

Sharon Perkins

Community Health Needs Assessment

 

Phillip Brandenburg

Complaints

 

Ashley Peterson

Confidentiality of Information

 

Kim Schwoeppe

Congress, United States

 

Jim Musser

Consent Policies

 

Kim Schwoeppe

Constituency Forums, KHA

   
  • Home Health
 

Claire Arant

  • Long-Term Acute Care Hospital
 

Claire Arant

  • Physician Leadership
 

Brian Brezosky

  • Post Acute Care
 

Claire Arant

  • Psychiatric and Chemical Dependency
 

Claire Arant

  • Rehabilitation Hospital
 

Claire Arant

  • Small, Rural and Critical Access Hospital
 

Ashley Peterson

Controlled Substance Regulations

 

Brian Brezosky

Convention

 

Sharon Perkins

Corporate Compliance

 

Brian Brezosky

Cost Reports, Medicare/Medicaid

 

Hal Clark

COVID-19

  Deborah Campbell

COVID-19 Daily Update

  Ginger Dreyer

Credentialing Services

 

Brian Brezosky
Shea Lykins

Critical Access Hospitals

 

Bud Warman

Cybersecurity

 

Matt McDonald

D

Daily Update

  Ginger Dreyer

Data Services

 

Melanie Moch

Department of Health and Human Services

 

Jim Musser

Department of Insurance

 

Brian Brezosky

Disaster Readiness

 

Sharon Perkins

Disproportionate Share Hospital Payment (DSH)

 

Hal Clark
Carl Herde

Districts, KHA

 

Ashley Peterson

Dues, KHA/AHA

 

April Smith

E

Economic Importance Report

 

Ginger Dreyer

Education Services/Seminars

 

Sharon Perkins

Emergency Preparedness

 

Sharon Perkins

EMTALA

 

Brian Brezosky
Kim Schwoeppe

Executive Committee

 

Ashley Peterson

F

Federal Government

   
  • Justice
 

Brian Brezosky

  • Legislation
 

Jim Musser

  • Regulations
 

Jim Musser

  • Finance/Reimbursement
 

Hal Clark

G

Government Relations

 

Jim Musser

Governor’s Office

 

Nancy Galvagni

Grants

 

Ashley Peterson
Sharon Perkins
Bud Warman

H

Health Care Policy

 

Jim Musser

Health Care Reform

 

Hal Clark
Nancy Galvagni

Health e-News

 

Ginger Dreyer

Health Maintenance Organizations

 

Nancy Galvagni

HIPAA

 

Kim Schwoeppe

Hospital-Acquired Infections

 

Deborah Campbell

Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (K-HIIN) Kentucky

 

Deborah Campbell

Hospital Rate Improvement Program (HRIP)

 

Hal Clark
Carl Herde
Claire Arant

Hospital Report Cards

 

Nancy Galvagni

Hospital Strategic Planning

 

Nancy Galvagni

Hospital Technical Advisory Committee

 

Nancy Galvagni
Hal Clark

House of Delegates, KHA

 

Ashley Peterson

HQIC IPRO Improvement Project

 

Deborah Campbell

I

Indigent Care

 

Hal Clark

InfoSuite

 

Phillip Brandenburg

Insurance - Billing Issues

 

Hal Clark

Insurance Payment

 

Hal Clark

Insurance Programs, KHA Solutions Group

   
  • Life and Health
 

Lisa Hyman

  • Property and Casualty
 

Lisa Hyman

IPOP

 

Melanie Moch

Insurance Reform

 

Hal Clark
Nancy Galvagni

Intergovernmental Transfer

 

Hal Clark

J

Joint Commission Surveys

 

Deborah Campbell

Joint Commission Educational Programs

 

Sharon Perkins

K

KHA Health e-News

 

Ginger Dreyer

KASPER

 

Brian Brezosky

Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services

  Jim Musser

KCHIP (Children’s Health Insurance)

 

Nancy Galvagni

Kentucky Board of Nursing

 

Deborah Campbell

Kentucky General Assembly

 

Jim Musser

Kentucky House of Representatives

 

Jim Musser

Kentucky Senate

 

Jim Musser

Kentucky Sepsis Consortium

 

Deborah Campbell

Kentucky Hospital Insurance Company (KHIC)

 

Brian Brezosky

Kentucky Hospital Research & Education Foundation

 

Bud Warman

Kentucky Hospital Service Company of Kentucky, LLC

 

Brian Brezosky

  • Accounting
 

April Smith

Kentucky Institute for Patient Safety and Quality

 

Sharon Perkins

Kentucky Nurses Association

 

Deborah Campbell

Kentucky Pharmacists Association

 

Deborah Campbell

Kentucky Rising Stars

 

Deborah Campbell

Key Legislative Contacts/Grassroots

 

Jim Musser

KHA Data Center

 

Melanie Moch

  • InfoSuite
 

Phillip Brandenburg

  • 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 Schwoeppe

  • Risk Management
 

Lisa Hyman

KY IPOP  

Melanie Moch

L

Legal Issues

 

Brian Brezosky

Legislation, Federal and State

 

Jim Musser

Legislative Committee

 

Jim Musser

Legislative Research Commission

 

Jim Musser

Licensure, Hospital

 

Nancy Galvagni

Licensure Boards

 

Deborah Campbell

Lieutenant Governor’s Office

 

Nancy Galvagni

Living Wills

 

Kim Schwoeppe

Long-Term Care Issues

 

Claire Arant

M

Malpractice Reform

 

Brian Brezosky

Media Relations

 

Ginger Dreyer

Medicaid Program

 

Hal Clark

  • DRGs
 

Hal Clark

  • DSH
 

Hal Clark

  • Managed Care
 

Hal Clark

  • Payment
 

Hal Clark

  • Regulations
 

Hal Clark
Jim Musser

  • Waivers
 

Hal Clark

Medical Records

 

Kim Schwoeppe

Medical Staff Bylaws

 

Kim Schwoeppe
Brian Brezosky

Medicare

 

Hal Clark

  • Advantage
 

Hal Clark

  • DSH
 

Hal Clark

  • Health Policy (Federal & State)
 

Jim Musser

  • Payment
 

Hal Clark

  • Regulations
 

Jim Musser

  • Wage Index
 

Hal Clark

Meetings Calendar

 

Ashley Peterson

Membership

   
  • Applications
 

Ashley Peterson

  • Directory
 

Ashley Peterson

  • 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

 

Claire Arant

O

Orientation Session for New CEOs

 

Ashley Peterson

P

Patient Protection/Patient Rights (Federal & State)

 

Nancy Galvagni

Patient Safety Organization (PSO)

 

Sharon Perkins
Lisa Hyman

Patient Safety/Quality

 

Deborah Campbell

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

 

Hal Clark

Psychiatric Services

  Claire Arant

Public Relations

 

Ginger Dreyer

Publications

   
  • COVID Daily Update
 

Ginger Dreyer

  • Economic Importance Report
 

Ginger Dreyer

  • Facts Book (Kentucky Hospital Statistics)
 

Ginger Dreyer

  • Health e-News (daily news clips)
 

Ginger Dreyer

  • MCO Performance Report
 

Hal Clark

  • Kentucky Trustee
 

Ginger Dreyer

  • Legislative Bulletin
 

Ginger Dreyer

  • Membership Directory
 

Ashley Peterson

  • Volunteer Feedback
 

Sharon Perkins

Q

Quality Improvement

 

Deborah Campbell

QIO

 

Deborah Campbell

Quality Outcome Data Reports

   
  • CAH Databook
 

Deborah Campbell

  • Medicare Hospital Acquired Conditions Data
 

Deborah Campbell

  • Medicare Readmissions Data
 

Deborah Campbell

  • Medicare Value Based Purchasing Data
 

Deborah Campbell

R

RAC-Recovery Audit Contractors

 

Hal Clark

Regulations, Federal

 

Jim Musser


Hal Clark

Regulations, State

 

Jim Musser


Hal Clark

Rehabilitation Services

 

Claire Arant

Reimbursement Committee

 

Hal Clark

Reimbursement Issues

 

Hal Clark

Risk Management Services

 

Lisa Hyman

Rural Benchmarking

 

Bud Warman

S

Salary Information

 

Melanie Moch

Salary Surveys

 

Melanie Moch

Sepsis Consortium

 

Deborah Campbell

Small and Rural Issues

  Ashley Peterson

Societies (General) Selected Staff as Indicated

   
  • American College of Healthcare Executives
 

Pam Kirchem

  • APIC (Association of Healthcare Professionals)
 

Deborah Campbell

  • HIMSS (Bluegrass Chapter)
 

Melanie Moch

  • Kentucky Academy of Hospital Attorneys
 

Kim Schwoeppe

  • Kentucky Society of Healthcare Engineers
 

Pam Kirchem

  • Kentucky Chapter, HFMA
 

Pam Kirchem

  • Kentucky Hospital Gift Shop Managers Association
 

Sharon Perkins

  • Kentucky HIMA
 

Melanie Moch

  • Kentucky Nurses Association
 

Deborah Campbell

  • Kentucky Occupational Therapy Association
 

Deborah Campbell

  • Kentucky Organization of Nurse Leaders
 

Deborah Campbell

  • Kentucky Physical Therapy Association
 

Deborah Campbell

  • Kentucky Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
 

Deborah Campbell

  • Kentucky Society of Health System Pharmacists
 

Deborah Campbell

  • Kentucky Society for Healthcare Public Relations and Marketing (KSHPRM)
 

Ginger Dreyer

  • Kentucky Association of Healthcare Purchasing and Materials Management
 

Pam Kirchem

  • Kentucky Association for Health Care Quality
  Deborah Campbell
  • Kentucky Society for Health Care Risk Management
 

Kim Schwoeppe

  • Kentucky Society for Directors of Volunteer Svs.
 

Sharon Perkins

Sponsorships

 

Ashley Peterson

State Data Reporting

 

Melanie Moch

State Health Plan

 

Nancy Galvagni

Swing Beds

  Bud Warman

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

 

Jim Musser

United States (U.S.) House of Representatives

 

Jim Musser

United States (U.S.) Senate

 

Jim Musser

Utilization Review

 

Nancy Galvagni

V

Volunteers

 

Sharon Perkins

W

Website

 

Ginger Dreyer

Withholding Treatment

 

Brian Brezosky
Kim Schwoeppe

Workers’ Compensation Regulations

 

Kim Schwoeppe

Work Force Data

 

Melanie Moch