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  • Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI)

    Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) is an initiative undertaken by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid studies to expand improvement activities in nursing homes. The provision is included in the Affordable Care Act and states that QAPI programs shall develop regulations that help facilities meet new established standards. The QAPI program also gives CMS the opportunity to find the best practices in nursing home quality, identify areas of need and advancement, and expand the level of activities currently required by the existing Quality Assessment and Assurance provision

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