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The Five Star Report, once again, in the SNF spotlight

The Five Star Report, once again, in the SNF spotlight

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The Five Star Quality Rating System takes the spotlight on the front page of the New York Times and the top of the news cycle, kicking off other publicity and political pressure. Regardless of any of the program's weaknesses, however, it cannot be ignored that providers have used this metric to establish goals and measure improvement — and improved they have.