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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Selected Alliant Health Solutions as a Prime Awardee of the Network of Quality Improvement and Innovation Contractor

08:00 EDT 14 Jun 2019 | Businesswire

Alliant Health Solutions

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services selected Alliant Health Solutions as a Prime awardee of the Network of Quality Improvement and Innovation Contractor. This designation will allow NQIICs to bid on Task Orders over the next five years. As a Prime NQIIC awardee partnering with other Quality Improvement contractors under the new CMS Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract mechanism to support quality improvement efforts, each NQIIC may serve as:

  • Quality Improvement Experts
  • Facilitators/change agents for healthcare transformation by achieving bold aims at a high value
  • Innovators of quality improvement

As a NQIIC awardee, Alliant Health Solutions has demonstrated healthcare quality improvement expertise. Services supported by some of the NQIIC awardees may include:

  • Provide direct technical assistance in specific areas of healthcare quality improvement (e.g., patient safety, opioid misuse, nursing home quality, etc.)
  • Seek and gain commitments from patients, providers and stakeholders to achieve aims
  • Use a Human Centered Design that involves teaming with patient and family members to improve healthcare processes and outcomes.
  • Focused on helping providers and healthcare organizations to achieve quantitative results for improved outcomes, lower costs, better care, less provider burden, greater transparency and more.
  • Supporting a diverse array of organizations and populations, including: rural providers, vulnerable beneficiaries, clinical practices, hospitals, nursing homes, dialysis facilities and more.
  • Support providers in efficient use of Health Information Technology and interoperability
  • Serve as backbone organizations to form and engage Community Coalitions
  • Convene and support Learning and Action Networks (LANs)

About Alliant Health Solutions, Inc.

Alliant Health Solutions (AHS) is a division of Alliant Health Group, a nonprofit family of companies that provides professional services supporting the effective administration of healthcare programs and funding to support healthcare improvement initiatives. AHS provides federal and state government entities with the services, expertise, and information systems necessary to increase the effectiveness, accessibility, and value of health care. As a leading provider of innovative health solutions, AHS’ services include utilization management, program integrity, and quality improvement. For more information about AHS and our efforts to improve healthcare quality, visit allianthealth.org.

Will Battles
Chief Strategy Officer
Phone: 678.527.3672
Email: Will.Battles@allianthealth.org

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