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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Enhancing Medicare’s technical assistance to and oversight of providers (1)

Enhancing Medicare’s technical assistance to and oversight of providers (1)

June 15, 2011

The Congress should redesign the current Quality Improvement Organization program to allow the Secretary to provide funding for time-limited technical assistance directly to providers and communities. The Congress should require the Secretary to develop an accountability structure to ensure these funds are used appropriately

Topics: Physicians and other health professionals.