Oral health professionals play a unique and important role in the prevention, recognition, and reporting of child maltreatment. Join the Kosair Charities Face It Movement and Delta Dental of Kentucky for FREE training on Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma prevention and recognition. Pediatric abusive head trauma (PAHT), or shaken baby syndrome, is a severe form of child abuse that most often involves infants. In these Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma Prevention & Recognition trainings, participants will learn [...]
The Children’s Health Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) advises the Advisory Council for Medical Assistance and makes recommendations to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services on issues related to children’s health and the Medicaid program. A virtual meeting will be held Wednesday, November 10 from 2 – 4 p.m. Eastern time. The Zoom link and updated infromation can be found on the Children’s TAC website
The Dental Technical Advisory Committee works with the Advisory Council for Medical Assistance and the commissioner of Medicaid to resolve issues in the dental health system. There will be a meeting held on Friday, Nov. 12 from 2 :00 pm - 4:00 pm EST. Zoom link and additional information can be found on the Dental Technical Advisory Committee Website.
The Advisory Council for Medical Assistance (MAC) is a committee comprised of health professionals, providers, advocates, and Medicaid recipients. KRS 205.540 and KRS 205.550 outlines the members of the council and details its role with Medicaid. A meeting will be held on Thursday, November 18 from 10:00 am – 12:30 pm. Zoom link and additonal information can be found on the Advisory Council for Medical Assistance Website.
KOHC is excited to host our annual meeting on Friday, December 17, 2021. This year our meeting will be a hybrid format with a limited number of in-person seats and the remaining attendees can join virtually. The Kentucky Oral Health Coalition aims to bring together leaders in the oral health community, policymakers, oral health advocates, professionals, and students. Meeting topics will include: A special presentation from Dr. Carlos S. Smith, DDS, MDiv, FACD, Virginia Commonwealth University, titled Advancing Towards True Health Equity: A [...]
We need you to ask elected officials to prioritize kids in the 2022 legislative session! JOIN Kentucky Youth Advocates for Children’s Advocacy Week, January 18 – 21, 2022 Children’s Advocacy Day at the Capitol began in 2004 as an effort to unite advocates from across the state to raise their voices on behalf of children’s safety, health, education, and economic well-being. Hundreds of advocates from counties across Kentucky gather at the Capitol in Frankfort every year to [...]
* Updated March March 17: KOHC March quarterly meeting will be held virtually only. KOHC will host our first quarterly meeting of 2022 on 𝗙𝗿𝗶𝗱𝗮𝘆, 𝗠𝗮𝗿𝗰𝗵 𝟮𝟱 𝗳𝗿𝗼𝗺 𝟭𝟬:𝟬𝟬 -𝟭𝟭:𝟬𝟬 𝗔𝗠 𝗘𝗧. Meeting topics will include updates on the KOHC policy and budget priorities, Coalition projects, and member updates. Following the Coalition meeting, we will offer an 𝗼𝗽𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗙𝗥𝗘𝗘 Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma Prevention and Recognition Training from 𝟭𝟭:𝟬𝟬 𝗔𝗠 -𝟭:𝟬𝟬 𝗣𝗠 𝗘𝗧. Oral health [...]
Registration for the Regional Oral Health Summit 2022 is now open! The event will take place on June 10th from 10 AM - 1 PM ET (9 AM -12 PM Central) via Zoom. A copy of the agenda is below. You can complete your registration at the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/OralHealthSummit2022 As we will be virtual again this year, please note the following items: It may take us a few days to process your payment. Once [...]
The Kentucky Oral Health Coalition will host a quarterly meeting on Friday, September 23, 2022, from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET. This will be a virtual event with CEUs available for KOHC members. This meeting will be in a virtual format. The Kentucky Oral Health Coalition aims to bring together leaders in the oral health community, policymakers, oral health advocates, professionals, and students. We look forward to an engaging meeting with members and oral health advocates. [...]
KOHC is excited to host our annual meeting on Friday, December 2, 2022 from 10AM - 1PM ET in Louisville, Kentucky. This year we are returning to our in-person meeting format and look forward to bringing together leaders in the oral health community, policymakers, oral health advocates, professionals, and students. KOHC members will have the opportunity to vote on the Coalition's policy agenda for 2023. View the meeting agenda. Dental and dental hygiene CEUs will [...]