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QM Revamp Drives New Five-Star Rating Changes

By Caralyn Davis, Staff Writer - March 12, 2019

Nurse assessment coordinators (NACs) should prepare their administrative team for some upheaval in their star ratings effective April 24, 2019. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is making changes to the Five-Star Quality Rating System that will impact all three Five-Star domains: the Health Inspection domain, the Staffing domain, and the Quality Measures (QM) domain.