Category: PCMH


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 »


PCMH/PCSP Fast Track Program Starting Soon!

24th October

The Kentucky REC is launching a brand new service offering in November, the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) and Patient Centered Specialty Practice (PCSP) Fast Track Program. Based on the success of our PCMH/PCSP Cohort, this program is designed to accelerate your journey to NCQA PCMH/PCSP Recognition within a nine month period. Through our expert training, coaching, and resources your staff will be well-prepared to achieve recognition in time to receive full CPIA credit for MIPS and submit for PCMH 2014 before the standards are updated to the 2017 version.

The PCMH/PCSP Fast Track Program will kick-off on November 3, 2016, so please let us know ASAP if you are interested in joining!

To learn more about PCMH, PCSP, and the Fast Track Program, listen to our webinar recording here.


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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