Keyword: CMS Star Ratings
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced it would postpone the planned July update to its Hospital Compare Star Ratings.
Patients pay equal attention to online ratings that measure a physician’s clinical ability as well as those that measure patient experience, according to a study.
Buried in the newly passed budget deal is a provision that will lessen Medicare Advantage plans’ bonus payments.
The healthcare industry—and more specifically, the ACA exchanges—would do well to learn from the success of the Medicare Advantage program.
CMS has updated its Hospital Compare star ratings following a lengthy delay while it rolled out new methodology.
Patients who want to dig into doctors on the Physician Compare website now have more information—including star ratings.
Patient experience data can capture a portrait of quality, but methods of gathering those data may skew results.
CMS added new infection rate quality measure data to its "compare" sites for long-term and inpatient rehab facilities.
The recent postponement of updates to the CMS Star Rating system is a step in the wrong direction for the healthcare sector.
Centene said on Tuesday that its ACA exchange business is well-insulated against the policy upheaval going on in Washington.