Staffing takes a front seat when driving quality of care

Ken BellLTC News, PBJ News

McKnight’s (12/12/2019) – The Five-Star Quality rating system, which was developed by CMS to help consumers select and compare skilled nursing care centers, assigns ratings to facilities using information from healthcare surveys (both standard and complaint), quality measures and staffing. In addition to giving consumers a tool to compare nursing homes with greater transparency, the rating system also provides an important benchmark for nursing home facilities’ operations. Full story »