CHA News Article

Preview Reports Available for Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that preview reports for Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings will be available beginning Jan. 16. The ratings, which reflect a performance summary of more than 60 quality measures, will be publicly reported on the Hospital Compare website in the spring.

CHA continues to monitor the roll-out and methodology of the overall star rating system and commented on the overall star rating methodology in September. Star ratings will be included in the April 2016 inpatient and outpatient preview reports available at the QualityNet Secure Portal