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Institutes of Quality®

Quality care made simple


Bariatric, cardiology and orthopedic treatment can be filled with complex decisions. Choosing a health care facility for an upcoming procedure doesn’t have to be one of them. The Aetna Institutes of Quality® (IOQ) network was developed to help you and your doctor simplify your selection.


Let us show you how to get the quality and value you deserve, so you can get back to your everyday life.


Bariatric surgery facilities


What to consider when choosing a facility for weight loss surgery


Cardiac care facilities


Learn about finding a facility for heart and vascular treatment


Orthopedic care facilities


How to choose a facility for your inpatient or outpatient care

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