TMA Practice Consulting offers quality improvement services to help prepare physician practices for the upcoming transition under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). TMA's practice management consultants can conduct a MACRA readiness assessment of your practice and provide customized on-site assistance to help you with your practice's specific needs. The assessment will focus on clinical processes, electronic health record optimization, and workflow improvement opportunities to help increase your MIPS scoring. TMA is dedicated to working with you and your practice to earn an incentive payment, not just avoid the penalty. To learn more, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (800) 523-8776.
TMA, Texas Osteopathic Medical Association and TMF Health Quality Institute have partnered again to provide the Physician Practice Quality Improvement Award program. The purpose of the award program is to formally recognize physician practices for their dedication and commitment to providing high-quality patient care and improving outcomes. Apply online by June 10, 2017.
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PQRS and Value-Based Payment Modifier
The Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) is a coordinated approach to providing comprehensive care for patients.
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