Medicare and Medicaid Nursing Home Rating System

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services released its new five star rating system called “Nursing Home Compare.”  www.medicare.gov/NHCompare/Home.aspThis five star rating system has detailed information about every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country.  The CMS believes the new rating system will provide nursing home residents and their families with a tool to ascertain the quality of nursing homes.