Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings on Hospital Compare: Overview for Flex Programs and Rural Stakeholders

March 2017
Stratis Health

This document provides an overview of the Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings initially released July 2016 by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The document includes background information, a summary of the methodology and discussion/talking points.

Related resource:

CMS Fact Sheet: First Release of the Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating on Hospital Compare