What’s on the GPQIN Calendar?

What’s on the GPQIN Calendar?

The Great Plains Quality Innovation Network offers several educational opportunities for healthcare partners. The topics are diverse; there is something for everyone! We hope you are able to join us.  Check out the Great Plains QIN calendar for upcoming webinar’s and...

Great Plains QIN Announces New IDIQ Director

Great Plains Quality Innovation Network announces the selection and appointment of Ryan Sailor, MBA as the IDIQ Director for Great Plains QIN, succeeding Greg Schieke with his retirement on January 30. Ryan began in this capacity effective February 1. Ryan comes to...

Avoid a downward payment adjustment in 2016!

CMS Memo: Action to Take for Groups with 10 or More Eligible Professionals To Avoid the Automatic CY 2016 Value-Based Payment Modifier Downward Payment Adjustment CY 2014 is the performance period for the Value Modifier that will be applied in CY 2016.  In order to...

The History of the QIO Program

In 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed a bill to make Medicare a part of Social Security coverage. The new bill went into effect July 1966 and expanded the 30-year-old Social Security program to provide hospital care, nursing home care, home nursing service and...