Category: Hospitals


Reminder: Join us for our 2017 Healthcare Transformation Survival Seminars

1st August

Join us as we travel across the Commonwealth to provide an in-depth look at the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) legislation and the Quality Payment Program!

There are significant changes to physician payments that are now tied to quality and value. This event will prepare healthcare providers for the changes under MACRA and Value-Based Payment. We will explore: QPP Eligibility, QPP Reporting Metrics, Improvement Activities, ACI and Meaningful Use, HIPAA Requirements, and Quality Improvement.

Lunch will be provided!
This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

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Dates/Locations

August 18, 2017 – London, KY
London Community Center
Room AB
529 S Main St
London, KY 40741
9:30AM – 3PM EST

September 14, 2017 – Georgetown, KY
Georgetown College
Banquet Hall
100 Crawford Drive
Georgetown, KY 40324
9:30AM – 3PM EST

September 28, 2017 – Paducah, KY
Baptist Health Paducah
Heart Center Auditorium
2501 Kentucky Avenue
Paducah, KY 42003
9:30AM – 3PM CST

October 5, 2017 – Ashland, KY
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Agenda Announced for 2017 Healthcare Transformation Survival Seminars

11th July

This year’s 2017 Healthcare Transformation Survival Seminars will provide a heavy focus on Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) legislation and the Quality Payment Program.

The topics will include:

MACRA Quality Payment Program 2.0 Sessions: Preparing for QPP

Getting Ready for QPP – Who is Eligible?
How & What Should I Report for QPP?
Which Measures Should I Report for QPP?
Which Improvement Activities Are Right for Me?
How do I Meet the ACI Requirements?

Health IT Sessions:

How do I Handle Medicaid Meaningful Use?
What About Hospital Meaningful Use?
What Role Does HIE Play in MU & ACI?

How Do I Protect my IT Systems from Bad Guys?
How Do I Improve my Performance & QPP Score?

Lunch will be provided!
This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

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Dates/Locations

August 18, 2017 – London, KY
London Community Center
Room AB
529 S Main St
London, KY 40741
9:30AM – 3PM EST

September 14, 2017 – Georgetown, … Read More »


2016 Kentucky Medicaid MU Attestations Accepted February 13th

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9th February

The Kentucky Medicaid EHR Incentive Program will be accepting attestations for Program Year 2016 Meaningful Use beginning Thursday, February 13th at 1:00 pm.

User manuals for EPs and EHs for Program Year 2016 are located on the EHR website, under the Manuals section. The deadline to submit an attestation for Program Year 2016 is 11:59 pm, March 31, 2017. Any attestation that is in process after that time will be closed out and not eligible for participation. In the event of any questions or concerns, you may contact the EHR team by emailing EHRIncentives@ky.gov or calling (502) 564-0105 extension 2463.


New Payment Models to Improve Cardiac and Joint Care

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29th December

On December 20, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized new Innovation Center models that continue the Administration’s progress to shift Medicare payments from rewarding quantity to rewarding quality by creating strong incentives for hospitals to deliver better care to patients at a lower cost. These models will reward hospitals that work together with physicians and other providers to avoid complications, prevent hospital readmissions, and speed recovery.

The announcement finalizes significant new policies that:
• Improve cardiac care: Three new payment models will support clinicians in providing care to patients who receive treatment for heart attacks, heart surgery to bypass blocked coronary arteries, or cardiac rehabilitation following a heart attack or heart surgery.

• Improve orthopedic care: One new payment model will support clinicians in providing care to patients who receive surgery after a hip fracture, other than hip replacement. … Read More »


New Healthcare Transformation Survival Seminar in Lexington – January 26

6th October

UPDATE: A LEXINGTON SEMINAR HAS BEEN ADDED ON JANUARY 26TH!

Healthcare Transformation Survival Seminar Series 

Don’t miss this opportunity to take an in-depth look at the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) Final Rule and Stage 3 Meaningful Use requirements! This seminar will also cover the latest happenings around Value-Based Payment Models, PQRS and Quality Reporting, HIPAA Privacy & Security, Patient-Centered Medical Home. Lunch will be provided!

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

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Dates/Locations

November 18, 2016 – Hazard, KY
Hazard Community & Technical College
First Federal Center, Room 123A
1 Community College Drive
Hazard, KY 41701

December 2, 2016 – Erlanger, KY
St. Elizabeth Training and Education Center
3861 Olympic Blvd
Erlanger, KY 41018

December 8, 2016 – Owensboro, KY
Owensboro Convention Center
501 W 2nd St
Owensboro, KY 42301

January 26,  2017 – Lexington, KY
Embassy Suites
1801 Newtown Pike
Lexington, KY 40511

Registration Fee

Clinicians/Practice Representatives/Non-profit organizations: $25
Vendors and Non-Practice Representatives: $75

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