Give Yourself the Gift of Health: Get an Annual Wellness Exam and Preventive Screenings Before Year-End

What better gift can you give your family for the holidays, but a clean bill of health? Get your annual wellness visit during the month of December free of charge. For your convenience, wellness exams will be offered to employees and dependents on a “walk-in” basis at express care locations in Lexington, Louisville, Bardstown, Richmond…

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Critical Focus: Close Patient Care Gaps by Year-End

Providers, Your help is needed to close care gaps with the CHI/KentuckyOne Health Medical Plan by year-end. Thanks to you, roughly 4,000 care gaps have already been closed to date! This work represents your exceptional care to our employees and dependents. We need your help to help us reach our year-end goal. In fact, you and…

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Documentation of Diabetic Retinal Eye Exams

13.1% of Kentuckians have an active diagnosis of diabetes. African-Americans have a higher prevalence (14.4%) than do Caucasians (13.3%), which is consistent with national data. Diabetes is also more prevalent in Eastern Kentucky than in other areas of the state. Make sure your diabetic patients are getting dilated retinal eye exams as appropriate. INTENT OF MEASURE: To recognize…

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KHP Orthopedic Bundle Success Featured in National Case Study

KentuckyOne Health Partners (KHP) has been featured in the CAPG 2017 Case  Studies of Excellence publication of high performing ACO’s for success managing the Medicare Orthopedic Bundled Payment Initiative. In Year 1, the program achieved significant results, decreasing length of stay and hospital readmissions, as well as generating $2 million in savings for Medicare patients….

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Trump Care Won’t Change Our Focus

Even amidst talk of repeal, industry experts and KHP firmly believe value-based programs will continue under “Trump Care” (see recent articles in our MACRA Resource Center). For the foreseeable future, KHP and our provider networks will remain focused on our 2017 Priority Metrics – 10 Key Quality Measures that will improve the quality of care…

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Are You a Brand Name Offender? Consider These Alternatives

Are You a Brand Name Offender? Consider These Alternatives Often a simple switch from a brand drug to a therapeutically appropriate generic alternative can help alleviate patient financial burden and ultimately increase medication adherence by reducing the cost of copays, decreasing the need for prior authorizations, or preventing coverage denial from insurers. Consider small changes…

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