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CMS delays hospital star ratings update, again

Briefings on Accreditation and Quality, September 1, 2018

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 Citing “stakeholder concerns,” the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has once again postponed an update to its Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings.

“When changes are made to the underlying measures it is vital to take the time needed to understand the impact of those changes and ensure we are giving consumers the most useful information,” CMS announced in a posted notice.

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