HQSI has maintained full accreditation from URAC as a Comprehensive Independent Review Organization since 2008. URAC standards ensure that:
- Only appropriately trained, qualified clinical personnel conduct and oversee the review process
- Reasonable, timely and efficient processes are in place
- Medical decisions are based on valid clinical criteria
The review services provided by HQSI are consistently objective, timely and equitable for all parties.
HQSI adheres to URAC standards and guarantees that the most stringent protocols are followed with response to quality assurance, HIPAA/HITECH compliance and code of ethics.
HQSI is part of a collaborative community of leading companies. NAIRO (National Association for Independent Review Organizations) members embrace an evidence-based approach to independent medical review and help resolve coverage disputes.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
CMS has certified HQSI as a Quality Improvement Organization (QIO)-like entity.
HQSI is a 501(c)(3) organization as designated by the Internal Revenue Service.