Quality Payment Program

Resources

Training Events
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Register Now Join experts from the American Medical Association (AMA) to learn how AMA’s extensive, evidence-based resources can lead to better health, better care and lower costs. The AMA has put together 50 free online[...]
Nov 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
All Quality Payment Program (QPP) practices and providers, participating in the MIPS program, are invited to join our Office Hour call. Office Hours is an open discussion format for participants to seek clarification and guidance[...]
Oct 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  All Quality Payment Program (QPP) practices and providers, participating in the MIPS program, are invited to join our Office Hour call. Office Hours is an open discussion format for participants to seek clarification and[...]
Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The Triple Aim of healthcare improvement historically has not addressed the providers critical role in transforming healthcare. Therefore, there is a new call to emphasize the original three goals plus adding the goal of improving[...]
Oct 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Webinar Playback   Overview and Purpose: The Targeted Assessment for Prevention (TAP) Strategy is a framework for quality improvement developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to use data for action to[...]
Sep 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
A Great Plains QIN collaboration with Telligen QPP SURS and the Telligen QIN-QIO. You may have heard about the Final Score for MIPS, but have you ever wondered just how CMS will calculate that score?[...]
Sep 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Would you like to earn the highest MIPS score you can achieve for your practice? Are you selecting the right quality measures? Do you know how well you are performing against the CMS benchmarks? Have you[...]
Aug 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Register Now   All Quality Payment Program (QPP) practices and providers, participating in the MIPS program, are invited to join our Office Hour call. Office Hours is an open discussion format for participants to seek[...]
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Presentation Handout   Overview and Purpose: With the re-baseline of the NHSN health care infections data, proper use of TAP reports is essential for identifying high-impact change areas. In addition, ensuring  correct mapping techniques is critical[...]
Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
All Quality Payment Program (QPP) practices and providers, participating in the MIPS program, are invited to join our Office Hour call. Office Hours is an open discussion format for participants to seek clarification and guidance[...]
Apr 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Overview and Purpose: This webinar is a presentation of the MIPS Alternate Payment Models (APMs) and Advanced APMs Overview. This presentation will review what an APM is, the difference between the MIPS APM and an[...]
Apr 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Overview and Purpose: This webinar is a presentation of the MIPS Alternate Payment Models (APMs) and Advanced APMs Overview. This presentation will review what an APM is, the difference between the MIPS APM and an[...]
Sep 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Start WebEx Playback Presentation Handout Overview Achieving optimal EHR utilization in the management of various populations of patients is necessary to ensure success in the changing delivery and payment environment. However, understanding what that looks[...]
May 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Start WebEx Playback   HCAHPS Presentation Overview Struggling with your pain management metric and HCAHPS? Join us as Melanie Simpson discusses effective strategies that have been successfully employed to improve perception of pain management with[...]
May 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Start WebEx Playback   QRUR Introduction Presentation Overview: This educational learning event is Part Two of the PQRS Series as offered by Great Plains Quality Innovation Network. Conversation continued on changes that are forthcoming with[...]
Apr 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Presentation Handout Start WebEx Playback Electronic Health Records (EHRs) can improve population health outcomes by efficiently collecting data in a form that can be shared across multiple healthcare organizations and leveraged for quality improvement and[...]
Apr 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm WebEx
Start WebEx Playback PQRS: What’s is NEW in 2016   Overview and Purpose: This webinar is intended to provide healthcare professionals with up-to-date and accurate information on PQRS for the 2016 reporting year. Important resources[...]
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Start WebEx Playback Download Event Flyer Download Presentation Handouts Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) billing for provider services under Method II are responsible for reporting quality data to Medicare under the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS).[...]
Jan 21 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Start WebEx Playback   Presentation Handout   WebEx Overview This WebEx will offer information on the “Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015” (or MACRA) signed into law on April 16, 2015 and the new[...]
Dec 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm WebEx
Overview of final rule changes, discuss NHSN healthcare personnel vaccination entry, review ASC measures, share tools/resources and have open discussion on any other Hot Topic items. Start WebEx Playback   Download Presentation Questions Contact: SOUTH DAKOTA: Nancy[...]
Oct 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Great Plains Quality Innovation Network Learning and Action Network (LAN) Hot Topic Call Start WebEx Playback View Presentation Handouts CAUTI Evaluation Tool for Cause Root Analysis See How One Hospital Reduced Their CAUTIs Significantly To[...]
Sep 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm WebEx
Start WebEx Playback Purpose: To review the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program. Learn how to read your Hospital Specific Reports and make sense of them for your facility. There will also be time for an open[...]
Jan 15 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm WebEx
Start WebEx Playback WebEx Overview The CY 2015 Physician Fee Schedule final rule with comment period was placed on display at the Federal Register on October 31, 2014.  This final rule included a number of[...]
Dec 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Reporting PQRS in 2014 – Is it too late? Tammy McNeil, RHIA, CPHIT, CPEHR Quality Improvement Advisor View Event Here
News

News

15Jan

CMS Announces New Payment Model

  CMS announces new payment model to improve quality, coordination and cost-effectiveness for both inpatient and outpatient care  Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Center for…read more →

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2017 QPP Documents & Resources

2017 MIPS Calculator Transitional Year 
2017 MIPS Calculator Video Tutorial – Part 1 Calculating a MIPS Final Score
2017 MIPS Calculator Video Tutorial – Part 2 MIPS Final Score’s Relation to your Future Adjustment
2017 MIPS Calculator Video Tutorial – Part 3 Review of Your Data Using the Exit Report
2017 MIPS Calculator Video Tutorial – How to Rebrand the Tool


External Resources
AMA's STEPS Forward
Certified Health IT Products List
CMS Enterprise Portal
CMS MIPS Advancing Care Information
CMS MIPS Improvement Activities
CMS MIPS Quality Measures
CMS Quality Payment Program Home Page
CMS Quality Payment Program Resource Library
CMS Quality Payment Program Technical Assistance Resource Guide
Delivery System Reform: Paying for What Works
Health IT Playbook
HealthIT.Gov Physician Compare
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2018 QPP Documents & Resources

External Resources
Certified Health IT Products List
CMS Enterprise Portal
CMS Year 2 Overview Fact Sheet
CMS 2018 Virtual Groups Toolkit