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For 30 years, Primaris has played an integral role in improving healthcare for Missouri’s one million Medicare beneficiaries and beyond.
Founded in 1983 by the Missouri State Medical Association and the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons, Primaris’ team of experts assists Missouri’s healthcare providers with quality improvement, medical case review, electronic data reporting and health information technology.
Located in Columbia, MO, Primaris is the official Medicare Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for Missouri. Primaris has held this contract since its founding – the latest three-year contract was awarded to the firm in 2011.
The firm, which employs about 100 people, offers several type of consulting services related to quality reporting and improvement for health care providers in addition to its Medicare-funded QIO services.
Primaris also provides insurance counseling services for Missourians on Medicare as well as for Missourians wishing to enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplace. Both programs help people understand their benefits and options so they can make informed decisions about their healthcare.
Learn more about how Primaris has played an integral role in improving healthcare for Missouri’s one million Medicare beneficiaries here.
A message from CEO, Richard A. Royer, MBA