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Medical Review Panels
Kentucky has taken the first step toward tort reform, creating Medical Review Panels (MRPs) to review claims of malpractice against healthcare providers before legal action can be filed in court. Senate Bill 4, passed by the legislature and signed by Gov. Matt Bevin, created the panels, which are administered by CHFS. More information on MRPs  

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Recent News Releases

State Opens New Fayette Social Services Office

Statewide meeting addresses disparities in outcomes for children and families of color in child welfare

Open Enrollment Begins Nov. 1

Resources for Kentucky Children with Down Syndrome

New Influenza Resource Available

The ABCs of Safe Sleep Reduce the Risk of Sudden Unexpected Infant Death

DCBS Worker Receives Award from Statewide Child Abuse Prevention Organization (Photo of Susan Clements)

State Honors Top Child Support Contracting Officials, Staff

State Report Shows Drastic Increase in Disability Recipients

CHFS’ Human Services Program Reaccredited

Tobacco Program Launches New Quit Now Kentucky Campaign

CHFS Touts Successful First Year of Red Tape Reduction Initiative

Eat More! Fill Your Plate with Fruits and Veggies

Behavioral Health Receives $10 Million Grant to Integrate Care

CHFS Distributes Luggage for Children in Foster Care

CHFS Unveils Quality Measures to Better Align Reporting, Improve Outcomes

5-2-1-0 Healthy Numbers for Kentucky Families

Early Influenza Cases Reported

Newborn Screening Critical for Kentucky's Babies

Kentucky Public Health Sends Nurses to Help in Hurricane Irma Recovery

September is National Preparedness Month

Pediatric Cancer Trust Fund Seeks Applications for First-Ever Grant Awards

Tracking How the Environment Impacts Children's Health

KIP Survey Emphasizes Importance of Suicide Prevention for Teens

Kentucky Receives $6.5 Million in Service Grants

Public Health Officials Issue Advice for Safe Viewing of Upcoming Solar Eclipse

CHFS Invites State Fair Visitors to Donate New Duffle Bags, Backpacks

Health Spotlight: Public Health is Tied to Veterinary Science, Health of Animals

 

Last Updated 11/16/2017