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Webinar: Understanding the NEW Quality of Patient Care Star Rating (formerly “HHC Star Rating”)

Aimee Sharp
Author | Shield HealthCare
06/03/15  11:57 PM PST
Quality of Patient Care Star Rating

This Understanding the NEW Quality of Patient Care Star Rating (formerly “HHC Star Rating”) webinar has been presented. You can find a video of the webinar here.

Starting in July of 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will begin using a Star Rating System to rate Home Health Agencies’ Quality of Patient Care on its Home Health Compare website.  How will your agency compare?

Learn how the new Star Rating System will affect your agency and how to improve your rating. This free webinar on the Quality of Patient Care Star Rating System (formerly “HHC Star Rating”) is presented by Lance Tortolano of Tortolano & Company. Topics include:

•  The history and purpose of star ratings and how this relates to the Affordable Care Act

•  What 9 measures are included in star ratings

•  Meeting the criteria for agency inclusion

•  How your rating is calculated

•  The effect of the Star Rating System on your agency

•  How to improve your ratings


About Lance:

Lance Tortolano, President of Tortolano & Company, graduated from Merrimack College and became an auditor and tax specialist with a large regional CPA firm. Following his departure from public accounting, he became the controller for a Northeastern healthcare group who provided home health and rehabilitation services. After seeing a need for services that went beyond a typical accounting or consulting firm role, Lance Tortolano founded Tortolano & Company. Tortolano & Company bridges the large gap between financial aspects of a healthcare organization and the operational aspects providing a cohesive solution promoting quality patient care and financial prosperity.

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