Effective January 2021 select facilities may catch a break from CMS, dropping their abuse icon and no longer being capped at two stars.

CMS has released changes to the Five Star Quality Rating System, most notably offering an opportunity for providers affected by an abuse icon. Special Focus Facilities (SFF) may also benefit with the recalculation and resumption of multiple domain ratings. Click here for source details. Celtic has helped numerous clients in enhancing their star ratings, and is available to discuss your options.

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