Clinical Quality and Payment

  • TMA Quality Improvement Services

    TMA Practice Consulting
    Get personalized quality improvement services and tailored practice support to help your practice succeed under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA).

    MACRA Readiness Assessment
    Identifies specific clinical processes, electronic health record optimizations, and workflow improvement opportunities to help practices improve MIPS scores. TMA is dedicated to helping practices earn incentive payments, not just avoid penalties. Email, or call (800) 523-8776 to learn more.

  • Clinical Quality and Payment Member Benefits

  • What could a TMA membership mean for you, your practice, and your patients?

  • Clinical Quality and Payment Articles

    QPP Made Simple(r)

    Obviously, physicians need help ― lots of it ― understanding the QPP as they drown in confusing language and more acronyms than incentive payment dollars. That's why the Physicians Advocacy Institute (PAI), composed of several state medical societies including TMA, is doing its best to make the program clearer.

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  • Very Few U.S. Physicians to See Medicare Bonuses This Year


    Barely 20,000 clinicians nationwide will get bonuses of 6.6 percent to 19.9 percent per claim in their Medicare Physician Fee Schedule payments this year, according to results of the final 2018 Value-Based Payment Modifier (VM) program. Meanwhile, 296,475 clinicians will have their payments cut 1 percent to 2 percent per claim because of “failing quality reporting,” the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) said.

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  • Are You Exempt From MIPS in 2018?


    There’s possibly more to be thankful for this November: You just might be exempt from MIPS next year under the newly released final rule for the 2018 Quality Payment Program (QPP).

    More on the Final Rule  
  • Quality Made Easier


    First-ever standardized quality measures set the stage for public-private alignment.

    Read About Core Quality Measures  
  • Big Help for Small Shops

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    TMF Health Quality Institute wins award to help small practices with the new Quality Payment Program.

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  • Get Free Quality Reporting Help From TMF


    Physicians looking for help navigating the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services requirements for the new Quality Payment Program can benefit from TMF’s Quality Payment Program Network.  

    Get Reporting Help