Healthcare News & Insights

Better, worse or the same? CMS updates star ratings again

It’s time to see if your Hospital Compare star rating has changed. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced new adjustments to the federal Hospital Compare website, with updates to the measurement data and Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings, but no changes to the existing methodology. 

Feds rate hospitals based on patient satisfaction

Hospitals are used to receiving star ratings from organizations like the Leapfrog Group or Consumer Reports. Now you can add the feds to the mix. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has just released its new five-star ratings system for hospitals.