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Participant Activities for 2021

Month

Activities

January

2021 Data Dictionary effective for 2021 admissions

TQIP monthly educational offering

February

TQIP monthly educational offering

March

Quarterly data submission deadline March 1

TQIP monthly educational offering

April

TQIP monthly educational offering

May

TQIP monthly educational offering

ACS TQIP® Benchmark Report

June

Quarterly data submission deadline June 3

TQIP monthly educational offering

July

TQIP monthly educational offering

August

TQIP monthly educational offering

September

Quarterly data submission deadline September 2

TQIP monthly educational offering

October

TQIP monthly educational offering

ACS TQIP® Benchmark Report

November

TQIP  Conference
November 14-16, 2021

December

Quarterly data submission deadline December 1

 

2021 TQIP Data Submission Schedule

Quarter

Quarterly Call for Data windows

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

Q4

October–December 2020

February 1–March 8, 2021

January 1, 2018–December 31, 2020

Q1

January–March 2021

May 3–June 3, 2021

January 1, 2019–March 31, 2021

Q2

April–June 2021

August 2–September 2, 2021

January 1, 2019–June 30, 2021

Q3

July–September 2021

November 1–December 1, 2021

January 1, 2019–September 30, 2021

Q4

October–December 2021

February 1–March 1, 2022

January 1, 2019–December 31, 2021

 

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 8, 2021

Spring 2021 Report Cycle

June 3, 2021

Fall 2021 Report Cycle

December 1, 2021

Spring 2022 Report Cycle

June 1, 2022

Fall 2022 Report Cycle

December 1, 2022

Spring 2023 Report Cycle

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