25
March
2019
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01:00 PM
America/New_York

CMS star ratings don't account for surgical volumes, study finds

Becker’s Hospital Reviewreports on a new study published in JBJS Open Accessby HSS researchers who found that CMS does not adequately assess the effect of surgery volume when calculating its Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings.

The researchers concluded that the CMS star ratings do not fully represent the risks of undergoing procedures at low-volume hospitals.

Read the full article at BeckersHospitalReview.com.