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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 
New CMS Resources Are Now Available on the QPP Resource Library
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has added several new Quality Payment Program (QPP) resources to the QPP Resource Library.
CMS News: MIPS Important Dates and Deadlines
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) would like to remind clinicians of important Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) dates and deadlines.
CMS Updates 2020 MIPS Performance Feedback and 2022 MIPS Payment Adjustments; PY 2020 Performance Category Reweighting Requests Due to COVID-19 Will Be Accepted Through Nov. 29, 2021
On Sept. 27, 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) corrected MIPS scoring logic, which resulted in changes to performance feedback, including 2020 final scores and 2022 MIPS payment adjustments. Read this document for reweighting details.
CMS News: QPP Website Will No Longer Support IE 11 Browser
As of Oct. 13, 2021, users won’t be able to access the Quality Payment Program (QPP) website, qpp.cms.gov, using the IE 11 browser. The QPP website will continue to support modern browsers such as Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge. IE 11 users will need to download one of these browsers in order to access qpp.cms.gov.
Hurricane Ida Added to Automatic Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Policy for MIPS
The automatic extreme and uncontrollable circumstances (EUC) policy will apply to MIPS-eligible clinicians in FEMA-designated disaster areas (Louisiana, Mississippi and Missouri). They will be automatically identified and receive a neutral payment adjustment for the 2023 MIPS payment year. For the 2021 performance period, all four performance categories will be weighted at 0%. The EUC won’t apply to clinicians participating in MIPS as a group, virtual group, or Alternative Payment Model (APM).
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