Category: PCMH


Patient-Centered Specialty Practice (PCSP) Cohort to begin on June 23, 2017

Posted by billpowell in PCMH, Service Offering. No Comments

12th June

The Patient-Centered Specialty Practice is a National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) recognition program that extends the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) concepts to specialists. Specialty practices committed to access, communication and care coordination can earn accolades as the “neighbors” that surround and inform the medical home and colleagues in primary care.

This cohort framework is designed to accelerate your journey to NCQA PCSP Recognition within a 14-16 month period. Through our expert training, coaching, and resources, your staff will be well-prepared to carry out the practice transformation process.

Our cohort will begin on June 23, 2017. Please let us know if you would like to join or would like to request additional information.

Now is the perfect time! By receiving recognition as a PCSP, your organization will receive full points in the Improvement Activities category of the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System under the Medicare … Read More »


Reserve your spot for our webinar about the new 2017 PCMH standards

Posted by billpowell in Education, Event, PCMH. No Comments

8th May

Join us Wednesday, May 24 for our webinar highlighting the new 2017 PCMH standards

On April 3, 2017, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) released new Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) standards.

On May 24th at Noon (EST), Kentucky REC’s Certified Content Experts will host a FREE webinar to highlight the new 2017 PCMH standards, including changes in criteria and updated scoring.

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).

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FREE Patient-Centered Specialty Practice Webinar on April 18 at 12pm

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11th April

In case you missed our informational PCSP webinar last week, we are having a repeat webinar on April 18th, 2017 at 12pm.

The Patient-Centered Specialty Practice is a National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) recognition program that extends the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) concepts to specialists. Specialty practices committed to access, communication and care coordination can earn accolades as the “neighbors” that surround and inform the medical home and colleagues in primary care.

Our cohort framework is designed to accelerate your journey to NCQA PCSP Recognition within a 14-16 month period. Through our expert training, coaching, and resources, your staff will be well-prepared to carry out the practice transformation process.

Now is the perfect time! By receiving recognition as a PCSP, your organization will receive full points in the Improvement Activities category of the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System under the Medicare Access and CHIP … Read More »


Kentucky REC’s newest Patient-Centered Specialty Practice (PCSP) Cohort will begin June 23rd

Posted by billpowell in Education, PCMH. No Comments

20th March

The Patient-Centered Specialty Practice is a National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) recognition program that extends the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) concepts to specialists. Specialty practices committed to access, communication and care coordination can earn accolades as the “neighbors” that surround and inform the medical home and colleagues in primary care.

This cohort framework is designed to accelerate your journey to NCQA PCSP Recognition within a 14-16 month period. Through our expert training, coaching, and resources, your staff will be well-prepared to carry out the practice transformation process.

Now is the perfect time! By receiving recognition as a PCSP, your organization will receive full points in the Improvement Activities category of the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA).

To learn about the PCSP program and our Cohort services, join us for a FREE educational webinar on … Read More »


Recent Updates to PCMH 2014 and PCSP 2016 Standards

Posted by kentuckyrec in Education, PCMH. No Comments

19th December

NCQA has recently updated their PCMH 2014 and PCSP 2016 Standards. The updates come out three times per year: March, July and November. While these updates are not drastic, organizations must follow the most current requirements. Therefore it is important to review them each time.

Updated Standards and Guidelines with the Summary of Updates are available below for each program:
PCMH 2014 Standards and Guidelines
PCMH 2014 Summary of Updates
PCSP 2016 Standards and Guidelines
PCSP 2016 Summary of Updates

All updates can be found in the ISS survey tool. If you would like an e-publication you can access an updated one via the NCQA website. If you have previously downloaded an e-publication in the past, you can sign into the Download Center here and access the most updated full publication. If you have never downloaded an e-publication, you can visit the NCQA Store here.

For those … Read More »