CMS Issues New S&C Memos

Nancy Leveille and Karen Morris in Clinical & Quality

Friday, CMS issued three Survey and Certification Memorandums.

  • Public Release of the Five-Star Quality Rating System Three-Year Report   This contains the results of an analysis that examined trends in the first three years of the Five-Star Quality Rating System. (2009-2011).  The report states:  “Since implementation of the Five-Star Quality Rating System, there have been improvements in nursing facility performance in all three domains of quality that the system utilizes: health inspection surveys, quality measures (QMs) and staffing levels.”



Nancy Leveille, RN, MS
Sr. Director, Member Operational Support
518-462-4800 x20
  Karen Morris, RN, MS
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15