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

May 2021
Stratis Health

This document provides an overview of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings including background information, rural relevant discussion/talking points, and a summary of the methodology including the recent changes made as part of the Calendar Year 2021 CMS Outpatient Prospective Payment System final rule.