New quality measures will hit the Five-Star on July 27

from McKnight’s | July 14, 2016

Five of the six new quality measures for skilled nursing facilities announced by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will be phased into the Five-Star Quality Ratings system on July 27, CMS officials said on Thursday.

The confirmation came from Ed Mortimore, technical director of survey and certification at CMS during an Open Door Forum call for providers, according to attendees on the call.

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