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Level I & II TQIP Participation Calendars

Participant Activities for 2018

Month

Activities

January

2018 Data Dictionary effective for 2018 admissions

Monthly Q&A Web Conference for Registry Staff

Monthly educational experience

February

Monthly Q&A Web Conference for Registry Staff

Monthly educational experience

March

Quarterly data submission deadline March 1

Monthly Q&A Web Conference for Registry Staff

Monthly educational experience

ACS TQIP® Benchmark Report

April

Monthly Q&A Web Conference for Registry Staff

Monthly educational experience

May

Monthly Q&A Web Conference for Registry Staff

Monthly educational experience

June

Quarterly data submission deadline June 1

Monthly Q&A Web Conference for Registry Staff

Monthly educational experience

July

Monthly Q&A Web Conference for Registry Staff

Monthly educational experience

August

Monthly Q&A Web Conference for Registry Staff

Monthly educational experience

September

Quarterly data submission deadline September 5

Monthly Q&A Web Conference for Registry Staff

Monthly educational experience

ACS TQIP® Benchmark Report

October

Monthly Q&A Web Conference for Registry Staff

Monthly educational experience

November

TQIP Annual Meeting and Training
November 16–18 in Anaheim, CA

December

Data submission deadline December 3

Monthly Q&A Web Conference for Registry Staff

Monthly educational experience

Please note that web conferences may be scheduled or rescheduled due to availability of participants and needs of the program.

2018 TQIP Data Submission Schedule

Quarter

Quarterly Call for Data windows

Patient admission must fall in this time frame. Patient must also be discharged.

October–December 2017

February 1–March 1, 2018

January 1, 2016–December 31, 2017

January–March 2018

May 1–June 1, 2018

January 1, 2016–March 31, 2018

April–June 2018

August 1–September 5, 2018

January 1, 2016–June 30, 2018

July–September 2018

November 1–December 3, 2018

January 1, 2016–September 30, 2018

October–December 2018

February 1–March 1, 2019

January 1, 2016–December 31, 2018

Level I & II TQIP Risk-Adjusted Benchmark Report Timeline

Centers enrolling in Level I & II TQIP will participate in a TQIP Start-Up Year. The purpose of the Start-Up Year is to provide centers with the opportunity to identify and resolve data quality issues using targeted TQIP education early on to ensure that the first report centers receive is meaningful and actionable.

A TQIP center will become eligible to receive their first risk-adjusted benchmark report, on the next cycle, following their first 12 months of participation in the program.

The table below displays risk-adjusted benchmark report eligibility, based on the timing of center enrollment.

Center Enrollment* Date

Eligible for First Benchmark Report

July 16, 2016–January 15, 2017

Spring 2018 Report Cycle

January 16–July 15, 2017

Fall 2018 Report Cycle

July 16, 2017–January 15, 2018

Spring 2019 Report Cycle

January 16–July 15, 2018

Fall 2019 Report Cycle

July 16, 2018–January 15, 2019

Spring 2020 Report Cycle

*Steps to TQIP enrollment include completing an Info Form, signing a hospital participation agreement, and submitting payment.