The Michigan Quality Improvement Consortium (MQIC) is a collaborative effort to develop and implement common clinical guidelines and performance measures. MQIC participants include physicians and other personnel representing the Michigan HMOs along with the Michigan State Medical Society, the Michigan Osteopathic Association, the Michigan Association of Health Plans, the Michigan Peer Review Organization and Blue Cross Blood Shield of Michigan.

The County Health Plans recognize the expertise and evidence-based knowledge that the guidelines represent and en- courage the use of accepted standards of care to promote quality care and better health outcomes for its members. Please contact the Customer Service department toll free at 1-866-291-8691 for information about covered services and benefit determination.

For more information about the Michigan Quality Improvement Consortium, please go to www.mqic.org