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

March 2017
Author: 
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