TMF's QPP MIPS Assistance Ends February 15, 2022

Quality Payment Program

Payment Program (QPP) and practices can now receive assistance from the CMS QPP Helpdesk: https://qpp.cms.gov/resources/help-and-support, email QPP@cms.hhs.gov or phone 1-866-288-8292.

For five years, TMF Health Quality Institute helped clinicians successfully participate in QPP, the Medicare payment program that enhanced the fee-for-service reimbursement with higher payments for improved quality. TMF provided individualized support for all aspects of the QPP and the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), one of the two QPP payment tracks, until the contract ended Feb. 15, 2022. CMS contracted with TMF to provide QPP assistance to clinicians in small (15 or fewer clinicians) and rural practices and health professional shortage areas (HPSA) in Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico and Texas.

TMF created this online hub of resources and recorded webinars for QPP and MIPS-eligible providers. All resources are current through Feb. 15, 2022. This includes educational webinars, on-demand videos and dozens of fact sheets, articles and guides.

TMF MIPS Toolbox

The Toolbox is a free online application to help clinicians organize and monitor their MIPS participation.

CMS QPP Website

Check your MIPS eligibility, review category requirements, access resources and log in to your QPP Portal.

These items also available in the Resource Library 
QPP SURS Initiative Ending; Join New Newsletter
As a reminder, the Small, Underserved, and Rural Support (SURS) initiative will end on Feb. 15, 2022. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is committed to providing continued support and educational resources for small, underserved, and rural practices participating in the Quality Payment Program, and will continue to have several options available.
MIPS Explore Measures Tool Updated for 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Explore Measures and Activities tool for the 2022 performance year. CMS created the tool to help MIPS-eligible clinicians get familiar with the available measures and activities for each performance category under traditional MIPS. It’s for planning purposes only and will not submit anything to CMS.
2022 MIPS Payment Adjustments in Effect Based on 2020 Performance
In summer 2021, each MIPS-eligible clinician received a 2020 MIPS final score and associated payment adjustment factor(s) as part of their 2020 MIPS performance feedback.
MIPS 2021 Data Submission Period Is Now Open
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has opened the data submission period for Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) eligible clinicians who participated in the 2021 performance year of the Quality Payment Program (QPP). Data can be submitted and updated from now until 7:00 p.m. CT on March 31, 2022.
Now Available: CMS 2022 MIPS Quality Resources
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has posted new 2022 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) resources related to the Quality performance category to the QPP Resource Library.
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