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April 2015 CMS National Training Program Update

National Training Program

CMS Adds Star Ratings to Hospital Compare

Hospital Compare
CMS plans to begin publicly reporting Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) Star Ratings on Hospital Comparelater this month.
The HCAHPS survey is a standardized survey instrument and data collection methodology that has been in use since 2006 to measure patients' perspectives on hospital care. The HCAHPS results will allow consumers to make fair and objective comparisons between hospitals and patients' perspectives of care.

Webinars to Grow Your Knowledge

Monthly Update Webinar
April 7, 2015                                       2:30 – 3:30 pm ET
Each month we offer a webinar featuring subject matter experts who share information on current topics to keep you up-to-date. This month we’ll talk about the Nursing Home Compare 5-Star Quality Rating System and Medicare’s new Preventive Services.
Join the audio portion of the webinar on 1-800-603-1774, conference ID: 43258288 and join the webinar athttps://webinar.cms.hhs.gov/ntpupdatewebinar040715/

Medicare Learning Series – Medicare’s Blue Button, Electronic Health Records, & Preventive Services
April 9, 2015                       1:00 – 2:30 pm ET
Join the CMS National Training Team as we share an overview of electronic health records and a demonstration of Medicare’s Blue Button. We’ll also have an in-depth discussion on Medicare’s new preventive services.
Webinar audio will be provided through your pc speakers. Join the webinar at  

New CMS Publications

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