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QIO News

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In this year-end issue, we reflect on some accomplishments and lessons learned for the QIO Program in 2017, as well as what's coming in the year ahead. We also look at how the Program is putting patients first by helping them take an active role in their care. 

QIOs in Action

When patients face health care challenges, such as ineffective hospital discharge plans, they can turn to Beneficiary and Family Centered Care-Quality Improvement Organizations (BFCC-QIOs) for help. Here’s one patient’s story.