Aetna Institutes of Quality

Registry Participation Helps with Insurer's Designation

Aetna Institutes of Quality

Aetna, one of the nation’s leading diversified health care benefits companies, offers Institutes of Quality (IOQ) designation to facilities that provide orthopaedic services and meet certain standards for clinical quality, cost efficiency, and network access for specific orthopaedic surgery programs in the IOQ network.

One of several mandatory requirements for IOQ institutions is to “have a documented continuous quality improvement program, with initiatives focused on continuously measuring and improving orthopedic care. These should include an automated data collection system and personnel.” The Registry assists its participants with data collection and provides benchmark data that institutions can use to improve the quality of their care, so Registry participation is an effective way to meet this requirement. Please refer to Aetna for the exact deadline and criteria.

For more information on the Aetna IOQ program, visit the Aetna website.

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