South Dakota Foundation for Medical Care

The South Dakota Foundation for Medical Care (SDFMC) is committed to improve quality of care and to ensure all patients receive the right care, at the right time, every time.  As the designated QIO-Like Entity for South Dakota, SDFMC performs medical case review for Medicaid patients across the state.


SDFMC also serves as a partner of the Great Plains Quality Innovations Network, the quality innovation network-quality improvement organization (QIN-QIO) for the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services serving Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota.  



The South Dakota Foundation of Medical Care's mission is to endeavor to improve the quality of health of South Dakota citizens; to encourage the use of cost-effective and appropriate health care services; and to be an educational and data resource to patients, physicians, hospitals and payers in South Dakota.

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Our Team

A vast array of healthcare expertise including quality improvement, health information technology, health promotion and data analytics can be found among our staff .  A team-based approach expands perspective and insight across healthcare settings and systems to further advance the mission.    

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Our Services

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SDFMC serves as a quality improvement facilitator and resource to health care professionals, offering experience in project development, design and implementation.  

  • Collaboration

  • Medicaid Case Review

  • Quality Improvement

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