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HHAs to see stars on Home Health Compare

Last Thursday, CMS announced that it will introduce a star rating methodology to Home Health Compare to enhance reporting on the quality of care delivered by home health agencies.

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To which of the 27 quality measures currently reported on Home Health Compare is CMS considering assigning star ratings? 
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