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Dr. Michael Karpf MD

Executive Vice President for Health Affairs

University of Kentucky

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University of Kentucky

800 Rose St.

Lexington, Kentucky 40536

United States

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The University of Kentucky offers a variety of education, services and research opportunities to those interested in the Appalachian Region, including courses led by notable scholars in regional studies. Faculty include the editor and book review editor ... more

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University of Kentucky

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UCLA

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Affiliations

Board Member
Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

Founder
Center for Medical Ethics

Director
UCLA

Member of the Executive Committee
California Hospital Association

Member of Board of Trustees
California Hospital Association

Education

MD

University of Pennsylvania

BA

University of Pennsylvania

University of Miami School of Medicine

Doctor of Medicine degree

University of Pennsylvania

Bachelor of Arts degree

University of Pennsylvania

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Prior to this year, says Chandler's ...

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Prior to this year, says Chandler's Dr. Michael Karpf, "we were getting paid 10 cents on the dollar" serving low-income patients. "Now we are getting 40 cents on the dollar, so the cost of care for these people isn't totally covered, but there is a lot more reimbursement. It means we are having very strong bottom lines in the hospital."

The financial transformation, he says, has been fueled by the state's expansion of Medicaid.
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Karpf, University of Kentucky executive vice president for health affairs and head of the school's Chandler Hospital, agrees the Medicaid expansion is having a positive impact.
In the long term, however, Karpf predicts the current strong financial performance of hospitals fueled by the Medicaid expansion won't last. After 2017, he said, Kentucky will be hard-pressed to pay its amount for the expansion.
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With a fixed budget for Medicaid, Karpf anticipates the state will push "for decreased utilization and for providers to take more risk and more responsibility for utilization."
That means reducing inpatient care and supporting fewer hospitals, he added. In the long run, he predicted, some small rural hospitals may close as the state's portion of Medicaid reimbursements fails to keep pace with the higher volume of patients.
Karpf favors Medicaid expansion, but says he would have delayed it until greater efficiencies in hospital utilization were in place.


Makenna Foundation Angel Award | The Makenna Foundation

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Michael Karpf, M.D. Dr. Karpf is the executive vice president for health affairs at the University of Kentucky. "To be recognized by the Makenna Foundation is especially meaningful to me as the foundation is a dedicated partner in health care for our children. When I came to Kentucky, our children's hospital was not staffed or equipped to take care of a significant number of health problems children in our Commonwealth experience. It has been one of my top priorities to make sure we can offer Kentucky's children all the care they need." - Michael Karpf, M.D.


Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

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Dr. Karpf earned a BA and an MD from the University of Pennsylvania. After completing an internship in medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital, he served as a research associate in the Laboratory of Immunology, Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, at the National Institutes of Health until 1974. He returned to the Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania to complete his medical residency. During that time, Karpf completed a fellowship in hematology/oncology and from 1976-1977 served as chief medical resident at the Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania and Veterans Administration Hospital.
From 1976-1978, Karpf was an assistant professor of medicine (hematology/oncology department) in the Internal Medicine Department at the University of Pennsylvania. In 1978, Karpf went to the University of Miami School of Medicine where he served as an assistant professor of medicine.
In 1979, he was recruited to the University of Pittsburgh to develop a Division of General Internal Medicine. From 1979-1994, Karpf served in many capacities from assistant professor of medicine to the Falk Professor of General Internal Medicine and vice chairman of the Department of Medicine. He also held a joint appointment as professor of diagnostic services, dental medicine, Department of Diagnostic Services. At the University of Pittsburgh, Karpf was instrumental in restructuring the educational programs for medical students and house staff as well as the clinical programs of the Department of Medicine.
From 1994-1995, Karpf served as senior vice president for clinical affairs at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, and professor of medicine at the Medical College of Pennsylvania-Hahnemann University.
In 1995, Karpf was recruited to the University of California, Los Angles. During his tenure, he integrated three hospitals into one corporate entity. He was responsible for the planning and rebuilding of two replacement hospitals and was instrumental in developing a primary care network for UCLA. In addition, as a member of the senior leadership team of the UCLA Medical Enterprise, Karpf was instrumental in forging a working partnership between the practice plans and the hospital system. This partnership inspired the development of UCLA Healthcare as an integrated health delivery system. He is a member of the Executive Committee of California Hospital Association and the University Health System Consortium.
Karpf's academic interests have been in developing and evaluating innovative educational and clinical programs. He also developed a strong presence in health services focusing on the evaluation and management of common medical problems at the University of Pittsburgh. At UCLA, Karpf was instrumental in establishing a Center for Medical Ethics and a Center for Patient Quality and Safety. He has received many honors and awards, published extensively, and has reviewed numerous journals. In addition, he has been involved in a wide range of civic and professional organizations.
Responsibilities at UK include the clinical and administrative leadership of the clinical enterprise at the UK Chandler Medical Center, including UK Hospital, UK Children's Hospital, Kentucky Clinics, and associated health programs and entities owned and operated by the University of Kentucky to support the clinical enterprise. The dean of the College of Medicine reports to Karpf for all clinical operations. Karpf has joint oversight with UK's Provost of the clinical activities in the colleges of Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy and Health Sciences.
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Invite Share - Everyone is invited!

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Michael Karpf calls a "perverse motivation.""If they cut the particular reimbursement, and purchase from you $1,000 for a $10,500 device, then precisely what we'll have to do will be see if we can in reality do it on an in-patient foundation; where the reimbursement might be better," said Dr. Karpf, director with the UCLA Medical Center.

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