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Announcement: CMS Quality Award

Announcement: CMS Quality Award

Great Plains Quality Innovation Network Selected as a Recipient of QIN-QIO Task Order I Award under the 12th Statement of Work On November, 8, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded a five-year contract to Great Plains Quality Innovation...

Patient Reminder: Continue to Guard Your Card!

Patient Reminder: Continue to Guard Your Card!

As Medicare Open Enrollment approaches, people with Medicare can help protect themselves and the Medicare program from healthcare fraud As Medicare Open Enrollment approaches, the Trump Administration through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), is...

CMS Public Meeting Announcement and Invitation: SUPPORT Act

CMS Public Meeting Announcement and Invitation: SUPPORT Act

Register to join CMS for a public meeting on the development of an Action Plan to Prevent Opioid Addiction and Enhance Access to Medication-Assisted Treatment (SUPPORT Act). The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is responding to the opioid epidemic by...

Query of Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Measure

Query of Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Measure

Learn More about Reporting Requirements for Query of PDMP Bonus Measure for 2019 Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program In 2019, the Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program for eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals (CAHs) finalized a new measure...

CMS Advances MyHealthEData with New Pilot to Support Clinicians

CMS Advances MyHealthEData with New Pilot to Support Clinicians

Pilot program gives clinicians direct access to claims data, putting patients over paperwork and at the center of their care. Earlier today, at the White House Blue Button Developers Conference (BBDC), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced...

Celebrating Five Years of QIO Program Successes

Celebrating Five Years of QIO Program Successes

As the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) Program 11th Scope of Work (SoW) comes to an end, leaders at the Quality Improvement and Innovation Group (QIIG) within the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Center for Clinical Standards and Quality...

Celebrating Impact, Focusing on Collaboration AND Looking Ahead

Celebrating Impact, Focusing on Collaboration AND Looking Ahead

The final National Learning & Action Network (LAN) Event, titled ​“Celebrating Impact, Focusing on Collaboration, & Looking Ahead,” will highlight significant outcomes, outstanding innovations and sustainability efforts. Wednesday, July 10, 2019 2:00 - 3:30...

Ongoing Efforts to Combat C. diff in Long-Term Care Settings

Ongoing Efforts to Combat C. diff in Long-Term Care Settings

Angel Davis [pictured] is a registered nurse and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ subject matter expert for the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) Program’s long-term care work. In this role, she is responsible for overseeing Quality Innovation...