Mar 1, 2021
At a Glance As part of the April refresh of Care Compare, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services plans to update its hospital overall star ratings. These ratings will be calculated using the revised methodology finalized in the Calendar Year 2021 outpatient prospective payment…
Jan 27, 2021
Starting today, hospitals can see the data that will be publicly reported on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Care Compare website in April.
Dec 3, 2020
At A Glance The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) yesterday released the calendar year (CY) 2021 outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS)/ambulatory surgical center (ASC) final rule.
Nov 12, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will not update the overall hospital quality star ratings at Hospital Compare in January to allow time to review public comment and finalize proposed changes to the star ratings methodology, the agency announced.
Oct 5, 2020
AHA comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ hospital outpatient prospective payment system and ambulatory surgical center payment system proposed rule for calendar year 2020.
Jan 29, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services updated the overall hospital quality star ratings at Hospital Compare and data.medicare.gov as part of the quarterly refresh of the website’s data.
Jan 15, 2020
At Issue: As part of the January refresh of Hospital Compare, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) plans to update its hospital overall star ratings. The release of these data could generate interest from the media. CMS also has announced its intention to propose significant…
Nov 6, 2019
The National Quality Forum’s Hospital Quality Star Rating Summit today released recommendations to improve the transparency, fairness and usefulness of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings.
Nov 4, 2019
Inpatient and outpatient prospective payment system hospitals, inpatient psychiatric facilities and PPS-exempt cancer hospitals can preview their data for the January update to Hospital Compare through Dec. 3 at the QualityNet Secure Portal.