MedPAC Advises CMS To Delay Dialysis Star Rating System
August 19, 2014
Echoing provider and patient complaints, congressional Medicare advisers say CMS should delay the looming dialysis star rating system until it can get public feedback and justify a second-quality measure system. However, a dialysis provider representative said CMS officials recently told providers and patients that they do not plan to delay the October start date. Shortly after CMS announced the dialysis star rating system on its blog in July, dialysis providers and patients started complaining that the agency should have sought...
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