KENTUCKY REGIONAL EXTENSION CENTER

Services

Kentucky REC Services

Our team assists healthcare organizations comply with changing federal and state regulations, and supports clinicians and staff with innovative ways to better serve their patients.

Quality and Value

Our experts support healthcare providers as they navigate the Quality Payment Program and Value-Based Payment.

Our services include:

  • Personalized education
  • In-depth gap analysis and action plan
  • Monitoring and analyzing of reports
  • Individualized practice support
  • Registration and attestation support

Quality and Value

Our experts support healthcare providers as they navigate the Quality Payment Program and Value-Based Payment.

Our services include:

  • Personalized education
  • In-depth gap analysis and action plan
  • Monitoring and analyzing of reports
  • Individualized practice support
  • Registration and attestation support

Medical Home

Our NCQA trained experts provide guidance tailored to your organization for achieving excellence among primary care and specialty practices. We use nationally recognized frameworks of Patient Centered Medical Home and Specialty Practice Models. 

Our services include:

  • Provide education on standards and best practices
  • In-depth gap analysis and action plan
  • Documentation review and feedback
  • Advice on overcoming transformation barriers
  • Guidance on application and submission process

HIPAA Privacy and Security

Our team of certified healthcare privacy and security professionals help your organization navigate federal requirements to safeguard the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of protected health information.

Our services include:

  • Security Risk Analysis – In person or New Virtual
  • HIPAA Project Management
  • HIPAA Vulnerability Scan
  • HIPAA Education

HIPAA Privacy and Security

Our team of certified healthcare privacy and security professionals help your organization navigate federal requirements to safeguard the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of protected health information.

Our services include:

  • Security Risk Analysis – In person or New Virtual
  • HIPAA Project Management
  • HIPAA Vulnerability Scan
  • HIPAA Education
Meaningful Use

Telehealth

Telehealth

Our experts help you and your organization address the latest federal, state, and medical licensure programs, and guide you in permanent implementation of a sustainable telehealth program.
Our services include:
  • Personalized education
  • Customized plan
  • Implementation assistance
  • Impact analysis across programs such as QPP

Promoting Interoperability

Our team guides you through complex and evolving programs to achieve compliance in the most efficient and effective way, which translates into lower costs of implementation and protection against costly audits.

Our services include:

  • Initial and ongoing gap analysis

  • eCQM review and alignment

  • Action plan and recommendations

  • Ongoing guidance on requirements, timelines, and changes

Promoting Interoperability

Our team guides you through complex and evolving programs to achieve compliance in the most efficient and effective way, which translates into lower costs of implementation and protection against costly audits.

Our services include:

  • Initial and ongoing gap analysis

  • eCQM review and alignment

  • Action plan and recommendations

  • Ongoing guidance on requirements, timelines, and changes

Meaningful Use

Data Validation

Data Validation

Ensuring data is accurate and thorough is essential to delivering quality care to patients. Our team will help you use data and reports to:
  • Improve HIT usability to minimize provider burden
  • Ensure specific quality measure data is being entered into the EHR
  • Validate reports are identifying the data entered
  • Provide findings that include vendor and workflow recommendations
  • Increase the use of national standards to share patient information securely with key partners

Events

WEBINAR FEB 16 – QPP YEAR SIX: 2022 PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Each new year brings challenges and opportunities within the world of healthcare. The last several years have been unprecedented in the level of those challenges, with clinicians and healthcare workers willingly stepping into the gap to provide much needed care for...

DEC 2 ANNUAL CONFERENCE FEATURED PRESENTATION: HIPAA SECURITY

DECEMBER 2, 2021 – Kentucky REC Annual Conference Hybrid Event with Special Guest Speakers - In Person and Virtual Lexington Kentucky, Malone's Prime Events Center FEATURED PRESENTATION – HIPAA SECURITY: Proper Safeguards are the Key to Passing an Audit The HIPAA...

UPCOMING WEBINARS – QPP YEAR SIX: 2022 FINAL RULE

On November 2, 2021 CMS released the Quality Payment Program Year 6 (Program Year 2022) Final Rule. In this Rule, CMS finalized changes impacting the Merit Based Incentive Payment Program (MIPS), including long awaited details surrounding MIPS Value Pathways, and the...

News

ONC SAFER GUIDES: AN OVERVIEW

What are the SAFER Guides? Safety Assurance Factors for EHR Resilience Guides (SAFER Guides) were developed and released by the ONC in 2014 and updated in 2016. This series of nine user guides support healthcare organizations in their ability to address EHR safety....

WEBINAR FEB 16 – QPP YEAR SIX: 2022 PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Each new year brings challenges and opportunities within the world of healthcare. The last several years have been unprecedented in the level of those challenges, with clinicians and healthcare workers willingly stepping into the gap to provide much needed care for...

CMS QUALITY PAYMENT PROGRAM SURS INITIATIVE ENDING

As a subcontractor to Altarum Institute of Michigan, Kentucky Regional Extension Center exclusively serves and supports the eligible providers in Kentucky under the QPP SURS technical assistance grant. However, after five years of support, the initiative will end on...

DEC 2 ANNUAL CONFERENCE FEATURED PRESENTATION: HIPAA SECURITY

DECEMBER 2, 2021 – Kentucky REC Annual Conference Hybrid Event with Special Guest Speakers - In Person and Virtual Lexington Kentucky, Malone's Prime Events Center FEATURED PRESENTATION – HIPAA SECURITY: Proper Safeguards are the Key to Passing an Audit The HIPAA...