Quality Improvement Program
The Quality Improvement (QI) program is an important part of your health plan. The QI department suppots Nebraska Total Care. The Quality Department is focused on improving member healthcare. The QI Program reviews the quality of care members receive. They look at:
- Making sure members get the care they need. This includes when and where they need it.
- Making sure that members get good quality care
- Cultural needs of our members
- Member satisfaction
- Member safety
- Member privacy
- Making sure we have provider specialties
- What services members are using
The quality improvement goals are simple:
- Improve the health of our members
- Improve Member and Provider Satisfaction
- Lower cost
We want your involvement. Let us know how we are doing. Join the Member Advisory Council.
To meet our goals we look at how well we are serving you each year. We also look for ways to do things better. Every year we write a report about our quality program for you to review.
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