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TMF Health Quality Institute helps clinicians successfully participate in the Quality Payment Program (QPP), the Medicare payment program that replaces fee-for-service reimbursement with a value-based approach that promotes efficient, patient-centered care.

TMF provides individualized support for all aspects of the QPP and the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), one of the two QPP payment tracks. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has contracted with TMF to provide QPP assistance to clinicians in small (15 or fewer clinicians) and rural practices in Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico and Texas.

Upcoming Events

Check out educational events, workshops and office hour webinars from TMF and other relevant sources.

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 
CMS News: 2019 QPP Performance Information Available on Care Compare
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has added new Quality Payment Program (QPP) performance information for doctors, clinicians, groups, and accountable care organizations (ACOs) to the "Doctors and Clinicians" section of Medicare Care Compare.
CMS News: 2021 Call for MIPS Promoting Interoperability Measures and Improvement Activities Closes July 1
Reminder: CMS encourages you to submit Promoting Interoperability measures and Improvement Activities for consideration for future years of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).
2021 MIPS Automatic Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Policy Fact Sheet
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) provides guidance (PDF) regarding the MIPS Automatic Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances (EUC) Policy for clinicians affected by natural disasters during 2021.
2021 MIPS Cost User Guide
This CMS guide (PDF) details how to participate in the Cost performance category of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) in 2021.
2021 MIPS Quality User Guide
This CMS guide (PDF) details how to participate in the Quality performance category of MIPS in 2021.
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