Published in Physician Law Weekly, February 22nd, 2006
AHQA, which represents the national network of QIOs, is asking all QIOs to "embrace and promptly implement" this formal code of conduct. The board approved adoption of the standards in late December 2005. Already, more than a third of all QIO boards - in states home to more than half the nation's Medicare beneficiaries - have signed on.
The new AHQA policy, "Standards for Organizational Integrity of...
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