Category: Presentation


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
Ashland … Read More »


August 10th – FREE Webinar – New MACRA QPP Notice of Proposed Rule-Making (NPRM)

19th July

CMS recently released a notice of proposed rule-making (NPRM) for program changes to the Quality Payment Program under MACRA (Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015).

The federal register version is over 1000 pages and there are some significant changes. Most of these changes will affect Year 2 of the Quality Payment Program, not the current Year 1 requirements.

Join us on August 10th at Noon (EST) for a FREE webinar where we will discuss the new NPRM and changes to the Quality Payment Program that will affect your organization.

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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™

Register Now
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 »


MACRA Final Rule Webinar Recording

10th November

On October 14, 2016, CMS released its final rule for the Quality Payment Program (QPP) authorized by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA).

Kentucky REC presented a MACRA Final Rule Overview webinar to help organization’s understand how this will impact the way they deliver care.

To listen to the webinar, please click here.

MACRA Q&A

The follow questions were asked on the webinar. We have answered the Frequently Asked Questions below:

1. Does MACRA/MIPS affect Medicaid clinicians? I do not participate in Medicare, only in Medicaid.
No, MACRA/MIPS only impacts providers who bill Medicare Part B at this time. However, similar changes to value-based payment are expected.

2. What if your RHC is a part of an ACO?
RHCs and FQHCs must first determine eligibility dependent upon whether or not the RHC/FQHC bills at least $30,000 in Medicare Part B and/or bills for 100 Medicare patients … 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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