National Downtime of the Quality Improvement and Evaluation System (QIES)
• QIES Systems – Will be unavailable from March 16 through March 21, 2016.
• Submission of Patient/Resident Assessments will not be possible during the downtime – Providers were notified in several
email messages that the QIES system would be unavailable during the downtime. Providers were advised to plan their business
needs around the downtime.