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.
2015 Policy Forum
Mark your calendars! Our Policy Forum (formerly Washington Week) will take place June 23-24, 2015 in Washington, DC. Information regarding the schedule and registration will be available shortly.
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.