Helpful contacts for patients
If you have a complaint about the quality of the medical care you or a loved one received at a hospital, first contact your hospital's patient advocate. You may also contact your State's Quality Improvement Organization (QIO). To get the address and phone number of the QIO for your State or territory:
- Visit the American Health Quality AssociationGlobe icon - Opens in a new window and click on “ Find Your QIOGlobe icon - Opens in a new window "
- Or call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227). TTY users should call 1-877-486-2048.
If you have other complaints about a health care facility, contact your State Survey Agency.