The CMS added new pa­tient ex­pe­ri­ence and qual­ity mea­sures to its web­site meant to help con­sumers com­pare the qual­ity of dial­y­sis cen­ters.

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The CMS be­gan post­ing star rat­ings in Jan­uary 2015 de­spite in­dus­try con­cerns that the rat­ings were dif­fi­cult to un­der­stand and in­con­sis­tent with sim­i­lar rat­ings. The CMS said the changes in­cor­po­rate rec­om­men­da­tions from an ex­pert and also re­flect feed­back from pa­tients who said they wanted to know how other pa­tients rated the clean­li­ness and staff.

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