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Strengthen Oversight in Medicare and Medicaid

The new administration should support the expansion of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ quality improvement programs

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The new administration should support the expansion of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ quality improvement programs to designate, monitor, and technically support progress in hospitals, nursing homes, and physician practices toward specific and bold improvement targets. These should be reflected in the Quality Improvement Organizations’ Scopes of Work. CMS should, in particular, set and monitor stringent standards for measuring and reducing patient injuries and complications, improving evidence-based care reliability, expanding patient-centered care practices, and reducing overuse of ineffective practices.

 

 

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