CMS forum will discuss algorithm changes to star ratings

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CMS is hosting an open door forum 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST Oct. 10 to discuss modifications and proposed changes to how CMS calculates the quality of care star ratings for home health agencies. The changes include removing the influenza measure.


During the forum, CMS will present “the rationale, proposed timing and impact of the changes.” The forum will conclude with a question-and-answer session.
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