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HIPAA/Privacy Information

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 health information.

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 see the link at the bottom of this page.

Should you have questions or concerns regarding HIPAA, please contact:

Privacy Officer
King's Daughters Medical Center
2201 Lexington Ave.
Ashland, KY 41101
(606) 408-0161

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 see the link at the bottom of this page..

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.


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Your use of our Website, Blog or Services does not constitute any right or license for you to use our service marks or trademarks, without the prior written permission of King’s Daughters Health System.

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
    Compliance Officer
    2201 Lexington Avenue
    Ashland, KY 41101
  • Call KDMC’s confidential and anonymous Hotline at (606) 408-4145 or 1-877-327-4145.
  • Call or email the Compliance & Integrity Department: Heather Marcum, Compliance Officer (606) 408-0161 or by email to
  • Email the Compliance & Integrity Department at

Vendor Compliance

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 Heather Marcum, Compliance Officer, (606) 408-0161 or
  3. Compliance Concern Form.

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