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Special Incentive Opportunities

​​In collaboration with the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), Kentucky Department for Medicaid Services (DMS) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Kentucky Health Information Exchange (KHIE) is excited to offer two separate incentive opportunities to help healthcare facilites mitigate the many challenges and barriers associated with the electronic exchange of health information. 


Electronic Laboratory Reporting (ELR) Incentive Program

KHIE is offering eligible healthcare facilities the opportunity to apply for a $20,000 incentive to offset the vendor fees associated with improving or establishing an Electronic Laboratory Reporting (ELR) interface to the health information exchange (HIE). 

Applicants are required to be a lab, including labs within hospitals and healthcare facilities, located and/or providing services in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.  Labs are also required to provide onsite testing and resulting.  Funds may be used to offset technology upgrades or modifications required to establish an interface or to mitigate technical barriers directly related to electronic laboratory reporting.  This program is in effect until the deadline noted below or until the funds have been depleted.​

KHIE ELR Incentive Program Application                                                             Deadline May 1, 2022    

Electronic Case Reporting Incentive Program

KHIE is offering eligible healthcare facilities the opportunity to apply for a $10,000 incentive to offset the vendor fees associated with the implementation of technology to establish an Electronic Case Reporting (eCR) interface to the HIE. 

Applicants are required to be a hospital or healthcare clinic, with an ordering facility, located and/or providing services in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.  Funds may be used to mitigate technical barriers or offset the costs directly associated with the implementation of the technology required to facilitate eCR. This program is in effect until the deadline noted below or until the funds have been depleted.

KHIE eCR Incentive Program Application ​                                                          Deadline:  May 1, 2022


Take advantage of these special incentive opportunities!  Enhance your existing interface connection or establish a new connection with KHIE.  Complete your application today. We look forward to partnering with you to improve healthcare in Kentucky.


Provider Assistance Program

The Provider Assistance Program was a success!  KHIE has awarded all available funds.  Specific details will be provided soon.  

The Provider Assistance Program offered a general incentive opportunity intended to be utilized to help mitigate the many challenges associated with interoperability.  KHIE offered eligible hospitals the opportunity to apply for a $15,000 incentive and eligible providers & pharmacies the opportunity to apply for an $8,000 incentive.  

Applicants were required to be an eligible hospital, healthcare facility, or pharmacy located and/or providing services in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.  The incentive dollars were intended to offset the cost to connect and utilize any KHIE service.

                                                 

        



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