Long-Term Care

CMS Updates Nursing Home Five-Star Quality Ratings

MDS 3.0 Insider, August 12, 2016

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On August 10, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updated the popular Nursing Home Compare Five-Star Quality Ratings to incorporate new measures, giving families more information at their fingertips to help them make important decisions about care. These new measures look at successful discharges, emergency visits, and re-hospitalizations, and complement other nursing home measures previously announced in April. 

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