The Telligen Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) is here to help you make informed and confident healthcare decisions. As the QIN-QIO for Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma, we collaborate with healthcare providers and patients to make care better for people with Medicare. The Telligen QIN-QIO works with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to achieve three simple goals:
- Better care.
- Better health.
- Smarter spending.
As a person with Medicare, family member or caregiver, use the information on this page to improve or maintain your health or navigate the Medicare system. Here you will find:
- Web links to patient-centered resources.
- Medicare-related sites.
- Contact information for quality of care concerns.
Learn more about our quality improvement initiatives:
- Care Transitions and Patient Safety
- Chronic Disease Prevention & Self-Care
- Nursing Home Quality
- Opioids & Behavioral Health
- Patient & Family Engagement
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Want to get involved in quality improvement? At Telligen, we believe healthcare consumers, patients and family caregivers are partners in quality improvement. By getting involved, you can help us work with healthcare organizations to deliver better patient-centered care across Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma. Contact us if you want to:
- Join Telligen QI Connect™ as a Community Ambassador – Telligen QI Connect™ is a quality improvement program that places beneficiaries and families at its center. We work with healthcare organizations and communities to improve care. Community Ambassadors have an important and unique perspective that can shape how care is delivered and how healthy communities happen. Your experiences receiving healthcare services in the Telligen QI Connect™ community will provide a resource that is not currently available. A Community Ambassador can be a patient, family member, or caregiver who is commited to improving health in their communities.
- Join our Regional Beneficiary and Family Advisory Council:
- Regional Beneficiary and Family Advisory Council Application
- Regional Beneficiary and Family Advisory Council Recruitment Poster
- For more information about our current Beneficiary and Advisory Council, click here.
Diabetes Self-Management Education Telligen offers Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) programs throughout Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma. Telligen also offers numerous resources for people with diabetes that provide information on how to manage your health. Some examples include:
Medicare Rights People with Medicare have the right to be treated with respect. This means you are not discriminated against for any reason and your health information is kept private. Learn about your Medicare rights or read through this Medicare Rights & Protections brochure CMS. Beneficiary and Family Centered Care (BFCC)-QIOs can help people with Medicare, families and caregivers with:
- Medicare beneficiary complaints and quality of care reviews.
- Medicare notices of non-coverage.
- Other types of case reviews.
How to Submit a Complaint or Quality of Care Concern If you are a Medicare beneficiary or Medicare beneficiary representative and you have a complaint or quality of care concern or require another type of case review, contact your state-specific Beneficiary and Family Centered Care Quality Improvement Organization (BFCC-QIO):
1-888-317-0891 or visit www.keproqio.com/bene/statepages/colorado/
1-888-315-0636 or visit www.keproqio.com/bene/statepages/oklahoma/
1-888-524-9900 or visit www.livantaqio.com/en/states/illinois
1-888-755-5580 or visit www.livantaqio.com/en/states/iowa
If you’re a provider in Illinois or Iowa and have questions about a case, need to verify if medical records were received or have other inquiries, please click here for your state’s Provider Helpline.
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