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Understanding Hospital Star Ratings

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
10:30 am11:30 am
Webinar

CMS has been creating hospital overall ratings, commonly referred to as “star” ratings since 2016. The purpose of the ratings is to provide a simple consumer-friendly way for patients and their families to compare quality across hospitals. The overall rating is a composite of hospital-reported and CMS-calculated measures included on Hospital Compare.

This webinar will provide an overview of which measures are included, recent updates in the scoring methodology and strategies for improving overall ratings.