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Participant Activities for 2020

Month

Activities

January

2020 Data Dictionary effective for 2020 admissions

Monthly educational experience

February

Monthly educational experience 

March

Q&A Web Conference for Registry Staff

Monthly educational experience

ACS TQIP® Benchmark Report

April

Monthly educational experience

May

Monthly educational experience

June

Quarterly data submission deadline June 1

Q&A Web Conference for Registry Staff

Monthly educational experience

July

Monthly educational experience

August

Monthly educational experience

September

Quarterly data submission deadline September 3

Q&A Web Conference for Registry Staff

Monthly educational experience

ACS TQIP® Benchmark Report

October

Monthly educational experience

December

Q&A Web Conference for Registry Staff

TQIP Annual Meeting and Training
December 7–10, 2020

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

2020 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 2019

February 24–July 1, 2020

January 1, 2017*–December 31, 2019

January–March 2020

May 1–July 1, 2020

January 1, 2018–March 31, 2020

April–June 2020

August 3–September 3, 2020

January 1, 2018–June 30, 2020

July–September 2020

November 2–January 8, 2021

January 1, 2018–September 30, 2020

October–December 2020

February 1–March 1, 2021

January 1, 2018–December 31, 2020

* Admission year 2017 data must be submitted on or before April 17, 2020. 

Level III TQIP Risk-Adjusted Benchmark Report Timeline

When a TQIP center becomes eligible to receive their first risk-adjusted benchmark report depends on the timing of their enrollment as displayed in the table below.

Center Enrollment Deadline*

Eligible for First Benchmark Report

January 15, 2020

Spring 2020 Report Cycle

July 1, 2020

Fall 2020 Report Cycle

December 2, 2020

Spring 2021 Report Cycle

June 1, 2021

Fall 2021 Report Cycle

December 1, 2021

Spring 2022 Report Cycle

*Steps to TQIP enrollment include submitting an online application, signing a hospital participation agreement, and submitting payment.