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04 April 2016
Alabama Quality Assurance Foundation (AQAF) has received a new $18.5 million grant from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to test whether a new payment model for nursing facilities and practitioners will further reduce avoidable hospitalizations.
07 October 2015
15 September 2015
AQAF will be working on a four-year contract to improve the identification of behavioral health conditions among Medicare beneficiaries in primary care and care transitions settings.
03 September 2015
In observance of Healthy Aging Month the latest issue of QIO News focuses on how healthy lifestyles and preventive care contribute to healthy aging and enhanced quality of life.
25 August 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded additional funding to AQAF for its Initiative to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations among Nursing Facility Residents.
18 August 2015
05 August 2015
One of the keys to long-term good health is taking appropriate preventive measures.
28 July 2015
AQAF CEO Dr. Wes Smith and AQAF Vice President of Quality Liz Prosch named to the Board of Examiners for the 2015 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.
21 July 2015
Linda Jordan, administrator of the Clay County Healthcare Authority, has been elected to a three-year term on the AQAF board of directors.
07 July 2015
With less than three months remaining until the nation switches from ICD-9 to ICD-10 coding for medical diagnoses and inpatient hospital procedures, CMS and AMA announced efforts to help physicians get ready ahead of the October 1 deadline.