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Hospitals hopeful big changes are coming to the CMS’ star ratings
Modern Healthcare

Hospitals have for years been advocating for overhauling the CMS’ star-rating program. They may finally get their wish. The agency is seeking public input on a comprehensive list of potential changes to the program, including tossing out the long-standing model used to assign ratings.

In the 48-page document, the CMS acknowledged virtually all of the most common complaints pitted against the star ratings since they were first released to the public in July 2016.