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Kentucky Mountain Health Alliance, Inc.

Member of the Council badgeKentucky Mountain Health Alliance, Inc, (KMHA) is a private non-profit organization, which provides primary and specialty care services to homeless, those at risk for homelessness, low income, uninsured and underinsured individuals from Perry County, Kentucky and the surrounding area. KMHA., dba Little Flower Clinic strives to provide quality medical care, oral health care, case management, transportation and an overall improved experience for patients and their families in ways that demonstrate our commitment to rural health care.

KMHA has proven their commitment to the health of the homeless population they serve for more than a decade, and the loss of their federal support would only further endanger the health of these persistently impoverished and historically underserved citizens. Without continued funding, the compromised health status of area residents will deteriorate even further. KMHA has demonstrated commitment to ensure access to health care based on need, rather than insurance status or ability to pay. They also offer a holistic approach to health and a comprehensive scope of services that includes medical care, oral health care, and behavioral health care. KMHA truly meets the needs of the patients they serve that is unmatched in their area.

We are so fortunate to have such an engaging and active community. Over the past decade we have counted on our Board of Director Members, Advisory Board Members, mentors, volunteers, local, state and federal agencies that have invested their time, energy and funds into our programs! Together, we are effecting change! It is a privilege for us to have great partners in many programs that benefit the community. We are honored to work with them and to serve patients and families throughout the region. Their dedication and financial support have enabled us to achieve the goals for all our services! I appreciate and am forever grateful for YOU!

Services

Primary care is available at Little Flower Clinic. Referrals are made for specialty and inpatient care. Lab, X-ray and ancillary services are available on-site. Pharmacy is provided on site at East Main Pharmacy and is our 340b contracted pharmacy. Mental health and substance abuse treatment are provided on-site and through referral at Kentucky River Community Care and Mountain Comprehensive Care Center. On-site and referral services include, but are not limited to: Asthma, Basic Needs, Behavioral Health Care Services, Blood Pressure Monitoring, Cancer Screening, Case Management/Social Services, Chronic Bronchitis/Emphysema, Dental Care, Diabetes Testing/Care, Flu Vaccinations, Health/Nutritional Education, Immunizations, Labs, Medications/Prescription, Mental Health Counseling, Outreach, Physical Exams, Primary Health Care, Referrals for Specialty Care, Smoking Cessation, Substance Abuse Treatment, TB screening/education, Treatment of Acute Illness, Treatment of Chronic Illness.

Linkages

Linkages include Department for Community Based Services, University of KY, Kentucky River Community Care, Department for Employment Services, LKLP Community Action, Appalachian Regional Healthcare, Hazard Perry Housing Alliance, Southeast Area Health Education, Rotary Clinic, Hazard Housing Authority, Master’s Lambs Ministries, Family First Ministries, Lions Club, Cumberland River Care, Harlan County Community Action, Clover  Fork Primary Care, Family Resource Youth Service, Christian Outreach with Appalachian People, schools, community colleges, and local health and police departments.

Statistics

Estimated homeless population: 5,000

Patients served: 2,801 in 2018

Subcontractors

Kentucky River Community Care, Inc.

145 Citizens Lane Hazard, KY 41701

Contact:

Barry Martin

Phone:

(606) 439-1300

Fax:

(606) 439-1400

Quantum Healthcare, Inc.

210 Blackgold Plaza, Hazard, KY 41701

Phone:

(606) 436-0711

General Info

Director

Ellen Napier

HCH Coordinator

Tabatha Hanlon

Medical Director

Amber Brooke Spicer, DO

UDS Number

425010

Contact Info

Phone Number

(606) 487-9505

Fax Number

(606) 436-0071

Email

ellen@kymha.org

Website

http://www.kymha.com/home.html

Address

Physical Address

279 East Main St
Hazard, KY 41701

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U30CS09746, a National Training and Technical Assistance Cooperative Agreement for $1,625,741, with 0% match from nongovernmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the authors and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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