Home Health & Hospice

How will the addition of half-star increments to the rating system soon to augment Home Health Compare affect the distribution of stars among agencies?

Homecare Insider, February 16, 2015

Under CMS’ original plan, 52% of home health providers were projected to receive a rating of three stars out of a possible five. With half-star ratings in play, about 80% of HHAs are expected to fall between 2.5 and 4 stars, according to a PowerPoint presentation released in conjunction with the recent open door forum on the subject.