December 13, 2016 | Volume 5, Issue 48
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Holiday Publishing Notes

This marks the last edition of This Week for the month of December. We will resume a normal schedule beginning on Jan. 10. Please note submission deadlines are always on Monday for the following week's edition, published every Tuesday. Remember, all offices and non-patient care functions will be closed on Dec. 26 and Jan. 2. KentuckyOne wishes employees a joyous holiday season. Thanks to everyone who will be working in our clinical areas, keeping our doors open to those in need.

Provide Online Consent by Jan. 8 to Receive Your 2016 W-2 and 1095c Forms

By Jan. 31, 2017, 2016 W-2 and 1095c forms will be available via HR/Payroll Connection for all employees who have provided consent to receive their tax forms “online only.” Anyone who has previously consented will not have to consent again. However, if you have not consented in the past, and wish to now, you can do so by Jan. 8 ...

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Tax Applied to 2016 Recognition Points
in December

The points you receive in the employee recognition program have value, so federal law requires us to charge a small amount of tax on the points. If you received points in 2016, the earnings section of your Dec. 23 paycheck will include an entry coded “99 Gift Cert Award Tx.” This is the amount that will be taxed, based on the value ...

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Great Catch: Saint Joseph Mount Sterling

On Oct. 25, a fire broke out in a patient room at Saint Joseph Mount Sterling, just six inches away from the oxygen flow meter. Thanks to the quick action of staff members, the patient was successfully removed from harm and the fire extinguished. A celebration was recently held to honor all the staff members who helped—those on duty during the fire, and those who hurried in to assist ...

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People on the Move 

Linda Gail Johnson has resigned from her position as division director of Employee Health for KentuckyOne. Effective now, Jennifer Carter, RN, BBA, OHN, has been promoted to division manager of Employee Health, serving the entire state.

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Providers Opening Doors to New Patients

Looking for health providers accepting new patients? These new KentuckyOne Health providers have opened their doors and have current availability. Make your appointment today, and earn top tier 1 coverage under our CHI Medical Plan ...

Meet Our New Central and Eastern Market Providers
Meet Our New Louisville Market Providers

New Headlines & Events

Winter Weather Can Increase Risk of Heart-Related Illness

Saint Joseph Jessamine Earns ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center Designation

Dr. Yasser Zohary and Dr. Samer Kseibi Recognized at 28th Annual Evening with the STARS Gala

Lights for Life Fundraiser at Saint Joseph Berea Dec. 16

Weight Loss Surgery Seminar, Saint Joseph East Dec. 19

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