The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996
mandates that all healthcare providers, such as King's Daughters,
adhere to standards related to the protection and security of identifiable
King’s Daughters is committed to ensuring the privacy and security
of your medical information and works carefully to ensure compliance with HIPAA.
A copy of our Statement of Privacy Practices is available at every King’s
Daughters location and on this website. If you would like to review the
Statement, please click on the link at right.
Should you have questions or concerns regarding HIPAA, please contact:
King's Daughters Medical Center
2201 Lexington Ave.
Ashland, KY 41101
Patient Rights & Responsibilities
Patients have rights – and responsibilities – when it comes
to healthcare. At King’s Daughters, we are sensitive to all patient
needs, including cultural, psychosocial, racial, linguistic, age, gender,
religious, spiritual and the needs of the disabled patient.
Patients are provided impartial access to treatment and accommodations
that are available and/or medically indicated regardless of race, creed,
gender, age sexual orientation, national origin, availability of transportation
or sources of payment for care.
We value each patient and offer considerate, respectful care at all times
and under all circumstances, with an emphasis on personal dignity.
To read our complete statement of Patient Rights & Responsibilities,
please click on the appropriate link at right.
Service Animal Policy
KDMC has a policy regard the use of service animals in its facilities as
required by the Americans With Disabilities Act. For more information
regarding this policy, please contact the Nursing Office at (606) 408-0375.
Compliance & Integrity Department
King’s Daughters Medical Center (“KDMC”) has developed
a Corporate Compliance Program to ensure that it conducts its operations
and provides services in a manner consistent with its mission, charitable
purposes and in compliance with all Federal and State laws and regulations.
It is the responsibility of every employee and member of the professional
staff of KDMC to ensure they conduct themselves in a manner consistent
with KDMC’s Code of Conduct and other KDMC and Corporate Compliance policies.
KDMC takes issues regarding fraud, waste and abuse seriously. It is important
that all employees and individuals associated with KDMC (1) comply with
the standards contained in the Code of Conduct; (2) immediately report
any suspected violations; and (3) assist, as needed, in investigating
allegations of wrongdoing. While there will be no retaliation allowed
on those who raise issues, failure to observe the provisions of the Compliance
Program and associated policies and procedures of KDMC can result in serious
consequences to both the employee and KDMC in the form of termination,
criminal charges and substantial monetary fines.
You may direct questions, comments or concerns to the Compliance &
Integrity Department through one of the following means:
Send a letter to the Compliance & Integrity Department:
King’s Daughters Medical Center
2201 Lexington Avenue
Ashland, KY 41101
- Call KDMC’s confidential and anonymous Hotline at (606) 408-4145
Call or email the Compliance & Integrity Department: Mona Thompson,
Vice President/Chief Compliance Officer,
Call or email the
Compliance & Integrity Department: Paula Willis, Compliance Officer
Email the Compliance & Integrity Department at
King’s Daughters Medical Center is committed to providing the highest
quality of care to our patients and conducting our business with integrity
and in compliance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations.
As our partner in conducting our business, we expect that you will understand
and support our policies.
KDMC asks its contractors and vendors to review and abide by the following:
Deficit Reduction Act Of 2005
As a participant in the Medicaid Program, King’s Daughters Medical
Center (KDMC) is obligated to comply with the terms and requirements of
the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (DRA). In accordance with the DRA, we
have written policies and procedures for all KDMC employees that provide
detailed information about the Federal False Claims Act, relevant state
laws, the whistleblower protections under such laws, and KDMC’s
policies for detecting and preventing fraud, waste and abuse.
The DRA also requires that KDMC provides this information to all contractors
and vendors for your review and that you agree to abide by the high ethical
standards KDMC upholds in the work that you do for us.
As one of our partners, KDMC strongly encourages you to report any concerns
about the work you do for us to the Compliance & Integrity Department
through the: (1) Hotline at (606) 408-4145 or 1-877-327-4145, (2) Compliance
& Integrity Department (Mona Thompson, Vice President/Chief Compliance
Officer; Paula Willis, Compliance Officer, (606) 408-4496, or (3)
Compliance Concern Form.