May 10, 2016

CMS approves IMQ as new ASC accrediting agency

By: Judy Mathias
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Editor's Note

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on April 29 approved the San Francisco-based Institute for Medical Quality (IMQ) as a national accrediting organization for Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) that participate in the Medicare or Medicaid programs (known as deemed status), the May ASC Focus reports.

IMQ is a nonprofit organization, overseen by a board of directors of academic and community physicians and business leaders.


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