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 8 Webinar February 13: QPP Reporting Options

QPP Year 8: ALL ABOUT QPP REPORTING OPTIONS* Tuesday February 13, 2024 @ 12PM ET CMS’s Quality Payment Program continues to evolve each program year. In the current landscape, there are more avenues than ever available for reporting your Eligible Clinician’s data. All...

QPP Webinar Dec 12: QPP Final Rule First Look

CMS released the 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Final Rule on Nov 2, 2023. This final rule includes updates to the MIPS/MVP and APM Tracks of the Quality Payment Program (QPP), Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) models, as well as other need-to-know...

Kentucky REC Annual Conference Oct 26: HIPAA Presentation

Hybrid Event with Special Guest Speakers - In Person and Virtual Oct. 26 2023, Lexington Kentucky, Harper HallKentucky REC HIPAA Team Speaker: Amy Daley Security Incident Response Planning Security incident response and reporting is a required standard of the HIPAA...

Kentucky REC Annual Conference Oct 26: Andrew Bledsoe on KHIE and SDOH

Hybrid Event with Special Guest Speakers - In Person and Virtual Oct. 26 2023, Lexington Kentucky, Harper HallKHIE Featured Speaker: Andrew Bledsoe Navigating Social Determinants of Health with KHIE In this presentation, Andrew Bledsoe, Executive Director of the...

News

QPP Public Webinar Available Today! 2024 Final Rule

QPP Year 8: FINAL RULE HIGHLIGHTS Available Today: Wednesday February 21, 2024 @ 12PM ET Every year, CMS enacts changes to the Quality Payment Program. The CMS 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Final Rule, released in November of 2023, is no exception....

QPP Public Webinar: 2024 Final Rule – Release Date Feb 21

QPP Year 8: FINAL RULE HIGHLIGHTS Release Date: Wednesday February 21, 2024 @ 12PM ET Every year, CMS enacts changes to the Quality Payment Program. The CMS 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Final Rule, released in November of 2023, is no exception. Important...

QPP Year 8 Webinar February 13: QPP Reporting Options

QPP Year 8: ALL ABOUT QPP REPORTING OPTIONS* Tuesday February 13, 2024 @ 12PM ET CMS’s Quality Payment Program continues to evolve each program year. In the current landscape, there are more avenues than ever available for reporting your Eligible Clinician’s data. All...

Kentucky REC 2023 Premier Partner – Kentucky DPH

Kentucky REC Premier Partner Award: Kentucky Department for Public Health The Kentucky Department for Public Health, and Sue Thomas-Cox especially, has had a long, successful history of collaboration with the Kentucky REC. Together we support technology innovation,...