272016Jun

Health Partners Surpasses 100/100 Milestone

KentuckyOne Health Partners is celebrating a significant milestone – the organization is now managing over 100,000 lives and serves over 100 individual provider groups. Without question, the organization’s high quality scores, care management team, and care management information system, have led to increased membership in KentuckyOne Health Partners. The organization now includes over 2,000 providers…

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272016May

ACO Readiness: KHP Demonstrates 40% Improvement

KentuckyOne Health Partners (KHP) continues to demonstrate its readiness to manage risk-based populations.  Most recently, KHP participated in the annual Standards of Excellence Survey sponsored by CAPG. This survey measures organizations on over 100 specific national NCQA standards and serves as a blueprint for assessing the tools and processes CINs/ACOs have in place to meet…

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122016Apr

Your Quality Metrics

Your performance on clinical quality metrics is becoming more public and has more financial impact than ever before. KentuckyOne Health Partners contracts are helping to narrow the focus so you can be more efficient. We are leading the way on improving the health, care, experience and cost of our managed lives by way of narrow-focused,…

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72016Apr

Put Your Patient First: Advantages to Referring in Network

Referring your patients to providers within the KentuckyOne Health Partners network, as appropriate, leads to better care for your patient for several important reasons. First, all of our network providers have shared goals and metrics for quality. We provide education through our monthly Quality Matters newsletter that helps all providers and their managers stay current…

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52016Apr

Our RN Health Coaches Support Your Patients

Dr. Thomas Coburn, a KentuckyOne Health primary care physician, cares for patients in Wilmore Ky. He and his office staff have been very receptive to having RN Population Health Coach, Adona Burress, BSN, and Outpatient Care Coordinator, Shannon Nally, LSW, working with their patients. Dr. Coburn sees the value of having additional resources available to…

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52016Apr

Your Opportunity to Participate in Governance

The Board of Managers is seeking members for the board and its Quality & Value and Nominating & Governance committees. The board wants to have diversity in thinking, business experience, specialty, geographic coverage and demographics. Board and committee members must be an individual provider, an officer of your organization, an employee, or a person who…

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172016Mar

Leading the Way: Kentuckiana Health Collaborative’s Annual Conference

We were proud to be an exhibitor for Kentuckiana Health Collaborative’s annual conference on March 16. More than 200 community representatives who have a major stake in improving the health care system in Kentucky attended. Don Lovasz, KentuckyOne Health Partners president, participated as an expert panelist to discuss population health initiatives. The mission of the…

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172016Mar

Financial Distributions Coming to Network Providers

Last month, we shared that members of our network who are a part of our Accountable Care Organization will receive a financial distribution because of our success in the Medicare Shared Savings Program. Now, we are pleased to announce that our providers and participating members, by working in collaboration with our population health management team, have…

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172016Mar

Important CMS Audit Complete

Every year, KentuckyOne Health Partners network providers who are a part of our Accountable Care Organization (ACO) participate in a CMS audit called the group practice reporting option (GPRO). This is our third year participating and with each audit we see steady and significant improvements. We audit 33 measures, eight of which are ACO-CAHPs. Others…

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