The Northeast Health Care Quality Foundation (NHCQF) is a non-profit, educational health care organization, headquartered in Dover, New Hampshire.
NHCQF contracts with the United States Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to serve as the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for the states of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.
Incorporated in 1972 as a professional physician association, NHCQF had as its founding purpose "to advance, promote, develop and institute patterns of the highest quality of care." NHCQF continues to pursue that purpose today through collaborative efforts with a variety of organizations and practitioners in northern New England's health care community.
NHCQF recognizes the key role of health care consumers in improving quality of care and involves them on our Board of Directors and in other NHCQF activities.
The northern New England health care community served by NHCQF includes:
|Skilled Nursing Facilities||109||74||40|
|Home Health Agencies||30||34||12|
|Figures as of 2011|