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AHA pushes back on proposed changes to CMS’ hospital star ratings
Modern Healthcare

The American Hospital Association supports only three of the 14 potential changes the CMS is considering for the hospital star ratings.

In response to a CMS request last month for public feedback on possible changes to the controversial star ratings program, the AHA said in a letter to the agency Wednesday that it approves of three proposed changes: replacing the current methodology, separating hospitals by peer groups and establishing a new criteria to group quality measures.