The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday posted to Home Health Compare the first star ratings for home health patients’ experience of care. Just over half of the 11,000 Medicare-certified home health agencies reporting on Home Health Compare had enough data to receive a star rating for their performance on the Home Health Care Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems, CMS said.

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