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

HIPAA Webinar Available Now – SRA Findings & Security Updates

Most Common SRA Findings From 2023 / HIPAA Security Updates Announced for 2024 With the number of healthcare data breaches continuing to rise, it’s important that healthcare organizations address oversights in their HIPAA security compliance program. Kentucky REC...

Register Today! HIPAA 2024 On Demand Webinar

Most Common SRA Findings From 2023 / HIPAA Security Updates Announced for 2024 Release Date: Monday June 17, 2024 @ 12PM ET   Fill out this brief REGISTRATION FORM to be among the first to receive the webinar recording.   With the number of healthcare data...

Watch Now! QPP 2024 Quality & Cost Webinar

Kentucky REC expert advisors share important need-to-know information regarding regulatory updates to the Quality & Cost Performance Categories of CMS’s Quality Payment Program for 2024.

Quality and Cost are each worth 30 percent of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) final score in 2024, representing in total 60 percent. CMS automatically calculates cost measures based on claims data.

Register and view this on-demand analysis to stay in the know about the Quality and Cost Categories and how to be successful in Year 8 of the program.

QPP 2024 Webinar April 16: Data Completeness & Validation Processes

QPP 2024 Webinar: DATA COMPLETENESS & VALIDATION PROCESSES FOR QUALITY MEASURE OPTIMIZATION* Tuesday APRIL 16, 2024 @ 12PM ET CMS finalized several significant changes in the 2024 PFS Final Rule affecting eligible clinicians and groups reporting to the Quality Payment...

News

HIPAA Webinar Available Now – SRA Findings & Security Updates

Most Common SRA Findings From 2023 / HIPAA Security Updates Announced for 2024 With the number of healthcare data breaches continuing to rise, it’s important that healthcare organizations address oversights in their HIPAA security compliance program. Kentucky REC...

Register Today! HIPAA 2024 On Demand Webinar

Most Common SRA Findings From 2023 / HIPAA Security Updates Announced for 2024 Release Date: Monday June 17, 2024 @ 12PM ET   Fill out this brief REGISTRATION FORM to be among the first to receive the webinar recording.   With the number of healthcare data...

PILL PODCAST: Empowering Stroke Survivors – A Conversation with Dr. Christine Cosby-Gaither

We’re honored to welcome Dr. Christine Cosby-Gaither, an educator, entrepreneur, and founder of A Stroke of Grace.

Dr. Cosby-Gaither’s journey is one of resilience, from her career in academia, to her inspiring recovery from a life-changing stroke in 2019.

Through her nonprofit organization, A Stroke of Grace, she is dedicated to supporting Black stroke survivors and their families, offering hope and resources along their recovery journey.

PILL PODCAST: Unlocking Mental Health Resources – Insights from Danny Cornett at New Vista

Join us as we explore New Vista’s innovative approaches to client-centered care, destigmatizing mental health, and promoting awareness during Mental Health Awareness Month.

In this enlightening conversation, we delve into the critical topic of mental health awareness and the resources available in Kentucky. Danny Cornett, DrPH, the Corporate Director of Quality and Compliance at New Vista, shares valuable insights into the organization’s comprehensive mental health services, including substance use disorder treatment and crisis intervention.