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CMS Releases Home Health Patient Experience of Care Star Ratings

February 17, 2016 // News

senior-guy-nurseThe Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, CMS, released the Home Health Care Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems, or HHCAHPS based on star ratings measurement to evaluate and rate patient’s interactions and experiences with home health agencies.

The public website is available at

Patients and their families or caregivers can rate an agency by giving it one to five stars. Five stars indicate the best patient experience. This site allows for the comparison between home health agencies.

The following criteria can be viewed:


While not all agencies have information on the site, more and more data is being input as the data base is built.

CMS also provides information on nursing homes, physicians, dialysis centers, and hospitals at the following links:


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