KENTUCKY REGIONAL EXTENSION CENTER

The Kentucky Health Information Exchange (KHIE) Incentive Opportunities

In collaboration with the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), Kentucky Department for Medicaid Services (DMS) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Kentucky Health Information Exchange (KHIE) is excited to offer two (2) separate incentive opportunities to help healthcare facilities mitigate the many challenges and barriers associated with the electronic exchange of health information. Business entities may submit up to FIVE (5) separate applications per program, for separate locations.

Electronic Laboratory Reporting Incentive Program

KHIE is offering eligible healthcare facilities the opportunity to apply for a $20,000 incentive to offset the vendor fees associated with improving or establishing an Electronic Laboratory Reporting (ELR) interface to the health information exchange (HIE).
Applicants are required to be a lab, including labs within hospitals and healthcare facilities, located and/or providing services in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Labs are also required to provide onsite testing and resulting. Funds may be used to offset technology upgrades or modifications required to establish an interface or to mitigate technical barriers directly related to electronic laboratory reporting. Business entities may submit up to FIVE (5) separate applications per program, for separate locations.

ELR Incentive Program Application

NEW Deadline: May 1, 2022

Electronic Case Reporting Incentive Program

KHIE is offering eligible healthcare facilities the opportunity to apply for a $10,000 incentive to offset the vendor fees associated with the implementation of technology to establish an Electronic Case Reporting (eCR) interface to the HIE.
Applicants are required to be a hospital or healthcare clinic, with an ordering facility, located and/or providing services in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Funds may be used to mitigate technical barriers or offset the costs directly associated with the implementation of the technology required to facilitate eCR. Business entities may submit up to FIVE (5) separate applications per program, for separate locations.

eCR Incentive Program Application

NEW Deadline: May 1, 2022

You may visit the KHIE Incentive Opportunities page HERE. If you have any questions, please contact Brandi Genoe, KHIE Program Manager at Brandi.Genoe@ky.gov.