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

QPP YEAR 6 WEBINAR MAY 19: OPTIMIZING PROMOTING INTEROPERABILITY

As your KY REC advisors partner with you and your practice to define your organizational goals for 2022 and beyond, it is critical to understand the impacts of programmatic changes to the Merit Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Promoting Interoperability Category...

QPP YEAR 6 WEBINAR APRIL 20: OPTIMIZING QUALITY REPORTING

As we settle into springtime in Kentucky, we see trees budding and flowers blooming. It’s a fresh new start to the annual cycle of growth all around us. At the Kentucky REC, our next webinar is focused on just that topic – growth. How can you best grow and prepare for...

WEBINAR MARCH 16 – QPP YEAR SIX: ELIGIBILITY

Now, early in the year, is the perfect time to begin reviewing your organization’s list of eligible clinicians in CMS’s Quality Payment Program. This is one of the first steps in preparation for a successful performance in the QPP. Join the Kentucky REC’s panel of...

News

QPP YEAR 6 WEBINAR MAY 19: OPTIMIZING PROMOTING INTEROPERABILITY

As your KY REC advisors partner with you and your practice to define your organizational goals for 2022 and beyond, it is critical to understand the impacts of programmatic changes to the Merit Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Promoting Interoperability Category...

QPP YEAR 6 WEBINAR APRIL 20: OPTIMIZING QUALITY REPORTING

As we settle into springtime in Kentucky, we see trees budding and flowers blooming. It’s a fresh new start to the annual cycle of growth all around us. At the Kentucky REC, our next webinar is focused on just that topic – growth. How can you best grow and prepare for...

MARCH IS COLON CANCER AWARENESS MONTH!

From the CDC: #ColorectalCancer is one of the most common cancers among men and women, but it can be prevented with routine screening. Schedule your screening today. You can visit the CDC Colon Cancer Website HERE and the Spanish Language Resource Page HERE.  ...