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CMS releases star ratings, announces big changes: What’s coming for hospitals

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently updated its overall hospital quality star ratings for the first time since 2017, but the ratings may not exist in their current form for much longer. Here’s why: The agency’s considering revamping the program – and some of the proposed changes are significant. 

CMS’ new star ratings: How hospitals rank so far

If you thought the delay of the release for Medicare’s star ratings meant the program was being shelved permanently, think again: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has just announced more information about its new star ratings – including a breakdown of where many hospitals fall. 

CMS delays updates to hospital star ratings: What’s next?

Good news: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that it’s postponed the release of its new star-ratings program for hospitals – and it’s planning on a few changes to make the methodology more accurate.