Five-Star Rating System Changes – New Resources

Karen Morris in Clinical & Quality

It is anticipated that 30% of NYS facilities will lose at least one star with the recalibration of the Five-Star system.  The Five Star Rating Preview Reports are now available on the QIES system.  Go to the AHCA Website to download the following resources:

  • How to Access the Five-Star Preview Reports on the QIES System
  • Templates -  Communication Materials
  • Sample Letters for Payers regarding the Changes to the Five-Star Ratings
  • “Five-Star Changes” PPT presentation by Mark Parkinson, President & CEO of AHCA

You can obtain a username and password to access AHCA’s Member’s Only Materials by clicking here: AHCA Access Information and entering your NYSHFA Username and Password.
Go to the CMS Five-Star Rating System Resource Page to access the Revised Technical Users Guide.

Additional Five-Star Resources available on NYSHFA’s Website under:  Quality Improvement

Karen Morris
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800, ext. 15