Stratus Video Topics: CMS Star Ratings

Learn About CMS Star Ratings

The Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating was put into effect by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to enable patients and caregivers to more seamlessly compare hospitals and healthcare facilities. Hospitals are assessed across 64 quality measures to create an overall score on a scale of one to five stars. Below are a variety of resources that will help you better understand the CMS Star Rating, starting with a Stratus Video White Paper that offers a complete CMS overview along with tips for achieving a high Star Rating.

External Resources:

The CMS Hospital Compare website

CMS.gov Fact Sheet

Study on CMS Star Ratings and Patient Outcomes

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    Blog Post: What Comprises the Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating


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    Blog Post: CMS Hospital Star Ratings: The Latest Updates


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