Institutes of Quality® Orthopedic Care Facilities

The facilities in Aetna's Institutes of Quality (IOQ) Orthopedic Care Network have met our quality requirements. They do many procedures and have shown clear clinical results. These standards provide value and quality to our members.

Aetna IOQ Orthopedic Care facilities provide a full range of orthopedic care services. These include:

  • Inpatient and outpatient orthopedic care
  • Total knee replacement surgery
  • Total hip replacement surgery
  • Spine surgery

We worked with experts and professional groups to create our quality network requirements. You can find these requirements on the web at: Aetna Institutes.

You may need preauthorization (approval) for services to be covered. Please see our Clinical Policy Bulletins. You can find them under Health Coverage Information on

Find a facility in your state using the links below. Some states do not have designated IOQ Orthopedic Care Facilities. You may still want to go to a facility in our quality network. Check your benefits plan for options.

Treatment results may be different for each person.