By  Rhonda Buckholtz, CPC, CPMA, CPCI, CGSC, CPEDC, CENTC Vice President, ICD-10 Training and Education CMS has launched numerous programs and models to help health providers achieve large-scale transformation since the ACA was launched. Programs and models, such as the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program, Accountable Care Organizations, and the Partnership for Patients initiative with Hospita...
Jan 1st, 2008
Who is Your Medicare Quality Improvement Organization? By Dorothy Steed, CPC-H, CHCC, CPUM, CPUR, ACS-OP, RCC, CCS-P, E/M, RMC, CPAR Peer Review Organizations (PRO), also known as The Medicare Quality Improvement Organization (QIO), are contracted entities by the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to provide quality improvement. Their focus is on physician offices, ...