Accreditation Information


The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Patient care
  • Practice-based learning and improvement

Needs Statement

Physicians need to understand the repercussions of not preparing for the changes happening in the healthcare landscape. There are significant changes to Medicare physician payments tied to quality and value. Therefore, it is integral for physicians to prepare now.


Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Explain the changes in health care reporting and reimbursements brought about by MACRA legislation
2. Identify ways to implement Quality Improvement in your practice
3. Describe how to implement quality measure improvement in your organization
4. Determine how to improve quality through feedback report alignment
5. Discuss Medicaid and Hospital Promoting Interoperability Program
6. Review Opioid Use Disorder evidence-based interventions such as Medication Assisted Therapy and Non-Pharmacological Intervention
7. Describe tools & localized resources to meet the needs of the surrounding community
8. Clarify behavioral health impacts of Opioid Addiction and OUD including de-stigmatizing the utilization of Behavioral Health resources in the treatment of OUD

Target Audience

Any healthcare provider interested in quality improvement and the changes under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act.

Faculty Disclosure

All planners, speakers, authors, and reviewers involved with content development for continuing education activities provided by the University of Kentucky are expected to disclose any real or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of the activity. Detailed disclosures will be included in participant materials or given prior to the start of the activity.