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My Eyes, Your Eyes-The Relationship between CMS Five-Star Rating of Nursing Homes and Family Rating of Experience of Care in Maryland.
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PMID:  22092877     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
In 2008, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) launched the Five-Star Quality Rating System to help consumers compare nursing homes. The quality rating system consists of three domains: nursing home inspection results, staffing, and quality measures (QMs) and an overall rating calculated from the three domains. The Five-Star System has both advocates and detractors. One source of criticism about the rating system is its lack of input from consumer surveys. Although different dimensions of quality have been recognized as important by the experts and studied in the literature, how these dimensions are linked with each other is largely unknown. This article describes an analysis of the relationship between overall experience of care ratings from a family survey and ratings obtained on the CMS Five-Star Quality Rating for Maryland nursing homes. The results indicated a strong positive correlation between family experience of care score and two five-star domains, namely health inspections and nurse staffing, and no relationship with the quality domain. The lack of relationship between the quality domain and the family score may be due to inadequate risk adjustment or that each rating system measures different aspects of quality.
Sule Calıkoğlu; Carol S Christmyer; Bruce U Kozlowski
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-8-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal for healthcare quality : official publication of the National Association for Healthcare Quality     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1945-1474     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9202994     Medline TA:  J Healthc Qual     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2011 National Association for Healthcare Quality.
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