Since being introduced by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in 2015, the star rating system for home health has challenged home health agencies nationwide to achieve 5-Star status.
As the Patient-Driven Grouping Model (PDGM) goes into effect in January 2020, a 5-Star rating can lead to some major benefits for home health care providers.
For example, hospitals are narrowing their networks to the highest quality HHAs which are often measured by Star Rating. Under PDGM, institutional referrals carry a higher reimbursement.
In this white paper you will learn about:
- Key opportunities and characteristics that come with superior quality of care star ratings
- The journey one home health company took to achieve 5-Star status
- How star ratings can position a company for success in the long run
- … and more!