Quality Payment Program – Resources

There are 110 resources

July 2019 Coffee Talk: Data Submission = Data Reporting in QPP

In this Quality Payment Program (QPP) Coffee Talk recorded in July 2019, Telligen explores how the claims data you submit is factored into the QPP risk-adjustment methodology. This methodology is the process the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) uses in the calculations for the Cost category measures, Complex Patient Bonus for the Merit-Based …

Telligen QIN-QIO Support Pauses on July 17, 2019

Dear Telligen partners: We wanted to let you know about some important news that will affect the quality improvement support that Telligen provides to your organization as a Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO). As you may know, Telligen has been preparing for a new project cycle to continue to serve you as quality improvement …

May 2019 Coffee Talk: Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (TCPI)

The Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (TCPI) is designed to help clinicians achieve large-scale health transformation. In this Telligen Coffee Talk recorded in May 2019, Telligen advisors share resources and discuss the work of TCPI.    

To Join or Not to Join an ACO

This resource looks at the pros, cons and key questions for practices to ask before committing to join an Accountable Care Organization (ACO).  ACOs provide a novel payment delivery model that is intended to improve patient outcomes by holding providers to certain quality standards.  Practices interested in joining one of these organizations must be aware …

QPP Quick Bites On Demand: Risk Adjustment in Today’s Value-Based Care

Telligen Program Specialist Sandy Swallow hosts this 30-minute Quality Payment Program (QPP) Quick Bites on Demand webinar recorded in May 2019. This session focuses on the factors used in the risk-adjustment methodology. Risk adjustment is a process the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) uses in the calculations for the Cost category measures, Complex …

Moving From MIPS to an APM Part Two: Overcoming the Challenges of Transitioning to an APM

This webinar is part two of our series “Moving from MIPS to an APM,” hosted by experts from the Telligen QIN, Telligen SURS and COMPASS PTN. In this webinar recorded in April 2019, Dr. Donald Klitgaard explores some common challenges practices encounter when transitioning from the fee-for-service model to an alternative payment model or an …

April QPP Coffee Talk: What You Need to Know About Integrating the Collaborative Care Model to Provide Support for Medication-Assisted Treatment in Your Practice

In 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that 115 people die every day from an opioid overdose (46 of those involving prescription opioids) and declared the opioid epidemic a public health emergency. In this Telligen webinar recorded in April 2019, Dr. Lori Raney, a board-certified psychiatrist and principal with the Health …

QPP Quick Bites On Demand: 2019 MIPS Payment Adjustment based on 2017 MIPS Performance Period

In this QPP Quick Bites On Demand episode, Courtnay Ryan discusses who should be receiving a MIPS payment adjustment based on their participation and performance in 2017. She explains how the payment adjustments are posted on Medicare Remittance Advice documents based on the type of adjustment earned. Resources, links and contact information for no-cost technical assistance …

QPP Acronyms

This document provides a list of all the acronyms used when talking about the Quality Payment Program.     Return to 2019 QPP Toolkit

MIPS Eligibility Locator by TIN

This document shows the three simple steps needed to find MIPS Eligible Clinicians in your TIN.     Return to 2019 QPP Toolkit