CMS's Updated Star Ratings are Just the Beginning
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services updated its star ratings last week as part of its effort to empower consumers to be better consumers of care. It's the last time star ratings will use CMS's old scoring methodology. Starting next year, hospitals will be expected to make patients' ability to shop and compare a priority. In The American Healthcare System's 800-Pound Gorilla Has Spoken - Patient Consumerism is About to Get Real, Loyale Healthcare Chairman and Founder, Dan Peterson, examines CMS's proposed new rules and points to a better way to achieve CMS compliance.

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