Clinical Quality and Payment

  • Join Us at the Texas Quality Summit


    The TMA Council on Health Care Quality and the American College of Medical Quality (ACMQ) invite you to the Texas Quality Summit on Nov. 18-19, 2016. Don’t miss out. Register now!

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  • Bracing for MACRA


    TMA's MACRA resource center prepares physicians for the new Medicare payment paradigm. Even though the new payment system does not take effect until 2019, payment will be based on how doctors perform as of 2017.

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

  • Clinical Quality and Payment Articles

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    Informed consent is a hallmark of good old-fashioned patient care. But some Texas physicians and hospitals are finding ways to use the process as an opportunity to improve patient safety and patient-centered care.

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  • Quality Made Easier


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

    Read About Core Quality Measures  
  • Examining Federal Quality Programs

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    Medicare's latest missteps further frustrate physicians over increasingly complex federal quality reporting programs. 

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  • Physicians: CMS Must Improve PQRS Feedback, Review Processes

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    Problems with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services feedback and informal review processes in the Physician Quality Reporting System continue to plague physicians.

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  • Get Free Quality Reporting Help From TMF


    Physicians looking for help navigating the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requirements for Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), Meaningful Use and Value-Based Payment Modifier programs can benefit from TMF’s Quality Innovation Network.  

    Get Reporting Help