The Medicare Beneficiary Quality Improvement Project (MBQIP) is an initiative within the Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility grant program funded through the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) and funded to states to support quality improvement (QI) work within small rural hospitals

The Department of Community Health – State Office of Rural Health oversees the State Flex program in Georgia

The Georgia Hospital Association Research and Education Foundation (GHAREF) is the sub-grantee responsible for implementing the grant - education and training, technical assistance, and leading QI initiatives.