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Physician Quality Award

Physician Practice Quality Improvement Award

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The Physician Practice Quality Improvement Award Program online application is live! Practices have until Aug. 16, 2019, to submit their application.

Please complete our Contact Us form to sign up to receive more information about the award program

TMF Health Quality Institute sponsors the Physician Practice Quality Improvement Award Program in partnership with the Texas Medical Association, Texas Osteopathic Medical Association, Arkansas Academy of Family Physicians, Arkansas Medical Society, Arkansas Osteopathic Medical Association, Missouri Academy of Family Physicians, Oklahoma State Medical Association, Oklahoma Osteopathic Association and the Puerto Rico Medical Association. Any practice in the state of Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico and Texas with one or more licensed physicians providing care for Medicare fee-for-service patients is eligible to participate.

All practicing provider(s) must not have been disciplined or excluded by any federal or state regulatory agency, licensing board or health care facility in the last five years. View the criteria for the 2018 – 2019 award program cycle. Learn about best practices certain award-winning physician offices have implemented.

What is the process and timeline for the award program?

  • Jan. 1  Dec. 31, 2018: Quality Improvement Period
    Practices focus on providing exemplary care and using health information technology to meet or exceed the criteria established.

  • Jan. 30  Aug. 16, 2019: Application Period
    Practices must complete and submit an online application to be considered for the award.

  • Fall 2019: Review Period
    The Physician Practice Quality Award Review Panel reviews the submitted applications and determines the award recipients.

  • Fall 2019: Award Notification
    Practices will be notified as to whether or not they met the criteria to receive a Physician Practice Quality Improvement Award. Award recipients will receive a commemorative plaque to display in their practice and recognition through a media campaign.

Who should I contact if I have more questions?

If you have more questions about the program, please contact ppqualityaward@tmf.org.

View recipients of the 2016 – 2017 Texas Physician Practice Quality Improvement Award.

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