This session will draw on Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) technical users guides to the 5 Star Quality reporting system and its recent updates. The presentation will distill the current knowledge of the factors that are part of the overall scoring and important details of the quality subsections. Particular emphasis will be placed on the extent to which the CMS quality measures are actionable and can influence strategic and quality goals of the skilled nursing facility (SNF) community.
Describe updates on CMS 5 Star Quality ratings for SNFs.
Discuss new developments in staffing component.
Discuss new Quality Measures and review existing Quality Measures.
Explain the role of the Medical Director in the 5 Star system.