News and Announcements

CMS to Apply MIPS Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Policy for the 2020 Performance Period in Response to COVID-19; April 1 Deadline

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No More Incident To Billing 3/01/21 for MidLevels with UHC : click here

COVID Phased Plan for Vaccines in Shelby County: UPDATE: As of 3/05 NEW appointments posted for Memphis, J&J vaccine appts posted in MS and Alice Ave location only in Memphis. Walmart is updating each night at midnight with new appointments 7 days out. click here, for access to all Memphis sites in one place or call 901-222-SHOT (7468). We continue to encourage you to check each morning for vaccine appointment openings.

MIPS 2020 Data Submission Period Open: CMS has opened the data submission period for Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) eligible clinicians who participated in the 2020 performance year of the Quality Payment Program (QPP). Data can be submitted and updated from 10:00 a.m. EST on January 4, 2021 until 8:00 p.m. EDT on March 31, 2021. click here

VOLUNTEER for Shelby County Medical Reserve Corps: click here

UPDATED COVID COVERAGE 2021:  UHC:click here  Cigna:continuing PHE revised rule click here

COVID-19 Vaccine Education FREE CME

TMA is offering an online CME course free of charge to all members and non-members to educate healthcare professionals across the state on the four COVID-19 vaccines. The comprehensive training course, “Facts Over Fear: Preparing for the COVID-19 Vaccines Across Tennessee,” is in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Health. Click here.


2021 MLH Employee Health Plan Formulary:click here 

CMS 2021 Final Fee Schedule Released: Changes to the rate-setting conversion factor to balance out the significant increase in RVU for outpatient E&M, new telehealth codes for behavioral health and therapy services, updated direct supervision rules for incident-to billing via telehealth.

click here to view the summary from CMS with these and many other changes for 2021 


All MetroCare events continue to be webcast until further notice.

Those who register or have registered will be emailed the link to access one day prior along with the slide deck for printing. Please watch for our emails.




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