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Tag: Star ratings

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The need to validly compare nursing home quality across state lines

Aug. 24, 2018 / By Richard Fuller, MS

June and July saw a flurry developments highlighting the challenges with the five star nursing home compare ranking system. In June, the Veterans Administration released their star rankings for VA […]

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Five-Star Hospital Compare: a one-star endeavor

Dec. 19, 2016 / By Richard Fuller, MS, Norbert Goldfield, MD

In this month’s blog we return to a recurring theme—the issues related to risk adjustment and performance measurement. More specifically, we think it is important to take a closer look […]

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Medicare Advantage Star ratings and dual-eligible demographic rate adjustments – What’s next?

April 22, 2016 / By Gretchen Mills

As a way to provide better care to beneficiaries and reduce federal health care expenditures, CMS rates each MA plan annually using the Star rating system. Star ratings are based […]