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QPP Resource Center Indiana

About the Program

The QPP Resource Center® for the Midwest is funded by CMS to provide help to eligible clinicians in small practices to participate in the Quality Payment Program. From 2017-2022, the QPP Resource Center™ for the Midwest aims to help 35,000+ clinicians in Indiana and six other states prepare for and successfully participate in the new Quality Payment Program (QPP). The QPP was created by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) to determine levels of Medicare reimbursement for individual clinicians through a new, value-based system.

As a coalition member of the MACRA Provider Resource Network (M-PRN),  Purdue Healthcare Advisors brings direct support to approximately 2,900 MIPS-eligible, Indiana-based clinicians to help them choose and report on quality measures. PHA has knowledge and expertise in practice transformation, legislation, resources, and technology to help clinicians understand what is required for MACRA and why. You can use the MIPScast® score prediction tool as a CMS-approved Qualified Registry (QR) data reporting option.


QPP Indiana Help Desk

Participants have access to the QPP Indiana Help Desk staffed by PHA subject-matter experts who are available to assist you with any MIPS questions or concerns from Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. (EST), by phone, email or chat except on Purdue University-designated holidays and closures.

By phone: 844-742-7771 (1-844-PHA-QPP1)
By email: IndianaQPPHelp@purdue.edu


In the wake of COVID-19, there a few items we would like to make you aware of:

  • There has been an uptick in online fraud and phishing attacks related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please be diligent and aware about the scams that are taking place by accessing the Federal Trade Commission’s informative blog post
  • CMS has a COVID-19 partner toolkit available to help everyone stay informed on the different materials available and actions being taken in the midst of this pandemic.

Team

Natalie Stewart, Program Director

Jeanine Parsch, Communications

Patty Rose, Senior Quality Advisor

Leigh Ann Griffin, Senior Quality Advisor

Mary Ann Parilla, Senior Quality Advisor

Tamara Finn, Senior Quality Advisor

Contact

Natalie Stewart

MBA

Assistant Director, Quality Services

765-496-1265

765-517-1682

nmstewart@purdue.edu

Purdue Healthcare Advisors is one of 10 partners participating in the MACRA Provider Resource Network (M-PRN) led by Michigan-based Altarum Institute. On Feb. 17, 2017, CMS awarded $20 million to Altarum and 10 other organizations nationwide to fund the first year of MACRA Quality Improvement Direct Technical Assistance. CMS intends to invest up to an additional $80 million over the remaining four years. Coalition partners include Altarum Institute, Purdue Healthcare Advisors, MPRO, Michigan Center for Rural Health, Medical Advantage Group, Northwestern University, Northern Illinois University, Stratis Health, MetaStar, and the Kentucky Regional Extension Center at the University of Kentucky.


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