Category: Event


Final MIPS 90-day Reporting Period for 2017 Starts October 3

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11th September

As the first performance year of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Quality Payment Program (QPP) moves into September, the last 90-day period for partial year reporting is approaching quickly. Clinicians who want to participate for a partial year and possibly earn a positive Medicare payment adjustment in 2019 need to begin taking steps now and prepare to capture data starting no later than October 3. (90 days left till year-end.)

Kentucky Regional Extension Center is here to support your efforts. We provide:

MACRA Individualized Assistance: We offer support to healthcare organizations and leaders that will help them assess the current opportunities under MACRA as well as other payment models, identify gaps in critical capabilities and develop an individualized plan to master the move to value-based care. Individualized assistance includes: in-person and remote education, in-depth gap analysis and action plan, ongoing … Read More »


Web Event: Quality Payment Program in Small Group Practices: Picking Quality Measures and Improvement Activities for MIPS Reporting

6th September

Clinicians in small group practices will need to report quality measures and quality improvement (QI) activities for 2017 to be eligible for an incentive payment. This webinar will pool the advice from QI advisors who are supporting small group practices preparing for the transition to MIPS. You will receive guidance on how to choose QI activities to report on to maximize your MIPS score. And you will have an opportunity to ask questions of these experts and your peers about the specific challenges you’re working through as you prepare to succeed in MIPS.

This event is designed for:

Clinicians and Practice Managers from small group practices
Persons assisting small group practices in the 2017 transition year
Clinicians from small group practices unsure about their MIPS status

Two sessions of this presentation are being offered. Please click the date and time below to register for the … Read More »


Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Cohort will begin on September 22

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5th September

PCMH is an excellent practice transformation model for practices committed to access, communication, and care coordination. Now is also the perfect time to pursue recognition since your organization can receive full points in the Improvement Activities category of the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA).

Kentucky REC’s newest PCMH cohort will begin on September 22, 2017.

Our cohort framework is designed to accelerate your journey to NCQA PCMH Recognition within a 12-month period. Through our expert training, coaching, and resources, your staff will be well-prepared to carry out the practice transformation process.

To learn about the PCMH program and our cohort services:

Watch our FREE educational webinar recording

Contact us If you are interested in joining the PCMH Cohort or would like additional information.


ATTN PTN Practices: Please Join National Clinician Call

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21st August

Clinicians involved in the CMS Practice Transformation Network grant are invited to attend one of four national webinars on August 22 & 23 hosted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Please note: These webinars are exclusively for clinicians enrolled in the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (TCPI) – Practice Transformation Network Grant.

The purpose of the webinars is to engage clinicians across the U.S. in a dialog about transforming clinical practice. During these events, CMS is interested in hearing from you about the challenges of moving to value-based payment models, about MACRA and the Quality Payment Program. CMS also wants to help clinicians understand the important changes ahead in health care.

The webinars will be held at the following times:

August Primary Care Clinician Webinar
Tuesday, August 22nd 6:30pm – 7:30pm ET
Tuesday, August 22nd 8:00pm – 9:00pm ET

August Specialty Care Clinician Webinar
· Wednesday, … Read More »


FREE PCMH Webinar on August 31st, Cohort to begin on September 22nd

14th August

PCMH is an excellent practice transformation model for practices committed to access, communication, and care coordination. Now is also the perfect time to pursue recognition since your organization can receive full points in the Improvement Activities category of the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA).

Our cohort framework is designed to accelerate your journey to NCQA PCMH Recognition within a 12-month period. Through our expert training, coaching, and resources, your staff will be well-prepared to carry out the practice transformation process.

Kentucky REC’s newest PCMH cohort will begin on September 22, 2017.

To learn about the PCMH program and our cohort services, join us for a FREE educational webinar on August 31st at 12PM EST.

Register Here

Don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of something special as we work to transform healthcare in Kentucky!

For more … Read More »