CMS Data: QIOs Improve Care
According to CMS reports, QIOs have prevented more than 95,000 hospitalizations and 27,000 avoidable readmissions among Medicare beneficiaries, saving nearly $912,000,000 nationwide.
AHQA Annual Meeting
Thanks to all the participants and presenters who joined us at AHQA's 2014 Annual Meeting September 10-12 in Baltimore, MD. Plenary presentations from the meeting are available here.
The QIOs are best known for the work they perform on behalf of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), but their work to improve health care quality across the nation involves many partners. Learn more
What's New for the QIOs?
On August 1, 2014, CMS began a new, five-year QIO contract cycle with a number of notable changes to the QIO Program. There are now QIOs solely dedicated to beneficiary and family-centered care or quality improvement technical assistance.