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

JOIN THE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE

IT TAKES A COMMUNITY: A CALL TO ACTION FOR KENTUCKY PROVIDERS The pandemic has worsened the behavioral health challenges Kentuckians face, and more solutions are needed to address this mounting problem. It’s more important now than ever to share knowledge and best...

WEBINAR AUGUST 17 – QPP YEAR 6: NPRM 2023 OVERVIEW

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Calendar Year (CY) 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Proposed Rule for the 2023 performance year (PY) and beyond, on Thursday, July 7th, 2022. This notice for proposed rulemaking impacts not...

QPP YEAR SIX WEBINAR JULY 20: 2022 COST CATEGORY

The increased Cost Category weighting has made this category equal to Quality in importance and often one of the most challenging to understand. While CMS has elected to issue the hardship exception to all clinicians for the past two program years due to Covid-19, we...

SAVE THE DATE! HYBRID DEC 8 2022 ANNUAL CONFERENCE – WITH KHIE

SAVE THE DATE! DECEMBER 8, 2022 – Kentucky REC Annual Conference - With KHIE During our day together, we'll discuss quality initiatives, HIPAA, Telehealth, and more to ensure that clinicians, hospital and ambulatory administrators, and clinic staff are well prepared...

News

JOIN THE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE

IT TAKES A COMMUNITY: A CALL TO ACTION FOR KENTUCKY PROVIDERS The pandemic has worsened the behavioral health challenges Kentuckians face, and more solutions are needed to address this mounting problem. It’s more important now than ever to share knowledge and best...

SURVEY ON CRITICAL HEALTH WORKERS IN KENTUCKY – CLOSES AUG 12

You are invited to complete a survey to assess the familiarity, utilization, and engagement of Community Health Workers (CHWs) among organizations across the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The survey is being administered and evaluated through a partnership between the...

WEBINAR AUGUST 17 – QPP YEAR 6: NPRM 2023 OVERVIEW

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Calendar Year (CY) 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Proposed Rule for the 2023 performance year (PY) and beyond, on Thursday, July 7th, 2022. This notice for proposed rulemaking impacts not...

WANT TO IMPROVE STROKE CARE & OUTCOMES? GRANT PROGRAM AVAILABLE

Join us in improving health outcomes for people of the Commonwealth! The University of Kentucky, University of Louisville, and Kentucky Department of Public Health were awarded a Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Program Grant in 2021. As the lead organizations in...

GRANT FUNDED HYPERTENSION LEARNING COLLABORATIVE STARTS JULY 2022!

JUST A FEW SPACES REMAINING - Contact us now! Kentucky REC or 859-323-3090 The Kentucky Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program at the Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH) recently received a multi-year grant from the Centers for Disease Control and...