Welcome to AQAF

Welcome to AQAF

We are a non-profit business working to improve healthcare quality. The patient is at the center of everything we do. We achieve our objective in two ways. One, we give patients the tools to be better informed and to actively participate in their own healthcare. And two, we give providers the technical assistance they need to deliver safe, effective and efficient care. This is our mission and we are passionate about it. Take a tour of our web site to see what we can do for you.

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Welcome to AQAF

Groundbreaking nursing home project

Through a grant from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), we are working to protect nursing home residents from unnecessary hospitalizations. As one of only seven organizations in the nation selected for the “Initiative to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations among Nursing Facility Residents,” we're partnering with 23 nursing homes in 14 Alabama counties.

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A $15.2M shot in the arm

AQAF earns provisional URAC accreditation

AQAF has earned provisional accreditation as a URAC Independent Review Organization. “By choosing to seek URAC accreditation, AQAF has displayed leadership through a commitment to quality and accountability,” said URAC President and CEO Kylanne Green.

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AQAF earns provisional URAC accreditation

AQAF begins new chapter in QI work

AQAF, Alabama’s long-time Medicare Quality Improvement Organization (QIO), will continue to lead healthcare quality improvement initiatives for the Medicare program in Alabama under a new redesigned five-year contract through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). AQAF will continue to work with Alabama providers to promote patient-centered care, make care safer and more affordable, and improve population health.

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AQAF begins new five-year quality improvement initiative

September is National Healthy Aging Month

A healthy lifestyle and preventive care contributes to healthy aging and enhanced quality of life. In observance of Healthy Aging Month, the QIO program is sharing stories about how it and other health care stakeholders are encouraging Medicare beneficiaries to take charge of their own health – phys­i­cally, socially and men­tally.

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September is National Healthy Aging Month
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