Medicare Executes Tougher Nursing Home Care Scorecard System

February 22, 2015 5:08 PM

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Nursing homes countrywide will probably come across a dip in scorecard ranking of quality care this year because of the federal government increasing the standards it uses to evaluate 16,000 institutions listed on the Nursing Home Compare site.

Around 3 in 10 homes are prone to lose one star based on the five-star ranking system established by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), because of project changes.

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