The Hospital Quality & Efficiency Program (HQEP) is an agreement between Augusta Care Partners and Augusta Health that is designed to manage costs and improve quality for the health system. Current metric performance indicates a projected distribution of over $205k to qualifying network providers.
LAST CHANCE TO QUALIFY: HCC Coding CME & Compliance CME
If you are a physician, independent practitioner, or advanced practice provider in our network (as of February 2018), you can earn a portion of any distribution generated in HQEP by meeting the incentive requirements listed here.
The Tier 1 incentive requirements for 2018 include attending both an HCC Coding CME session and a Compliance Self-Assessment CME session. If you have not already attended these programs, please mark your calendar for the following dates:
- HCC Coding: October 2 @ 5:30pm in the Mannix Conference Room (Heart & Vascular)
- Compliance & Risk Self-Assessment: September 25 @ 5:30pm in ACC 3
This is an approved CME activity of ACP and Augusta Medical Group (AMG). Providers could earn up to 20 AMA/PRA Category One Credits™ from ACCME, based on participation.*
If you are curious about what requirements you have already met, you can view the provider level incentive dashboard here.
Below you will find a dashboard of our network’s year-to-date performance* in the 2018 HQEP program. Measure baselines (“Base”), actual performance (“YTD”), and goals (“Targets”) are shown. The Indicator shows if Target 1 or Target 2 has been met. Additionally, any projected distribution based on current performance will be detailed in the far-right column. Definitions for each of the metrics can be found here.
*This CME event is an orientation to the self-assessment tool that is a component of the Performance Improvement activity, Quality, Compliance and Risk Self-Assessment, which has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 20.00 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins 06/13/2018. Term of approval is for two years from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.