AccentCare Demonstrates Commitment to Patient-Centric Care with CMS Quality Star Rating

AccentCare Demonstrates Commitment to Patient-Centric Care with CMS Quality Star Rating

Overall CMS quality star rating shows the health care provider is dedicated to clinical excellence for patients, their families, and the community


 

DALLAS, April 2, 2024 — AccentCare (“the Company”), a nationwide leader in post-acute care, announced today its overall 4.5-star quality rating released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Earning this quality rating shows the Company’s commitment to patient-centric care and places AccentCare well above ratings for the majority of the industry.

“At AccentCare we place the patient at the center of everything we do,” said Laura Tortorella, Chief Executive Officer of AccentCare. “These results showcase our dedication to quality and our team’s commitment to providing exceptional care to our patients. I’m so proud of our outstanding clinicians in helping us achieve this important distinction.”

Current quality ratings reported by CMS not only indicate a rising overall score for AccentCare, but that 20 of our locations hold a 5-star rating, the highest achievable.

“This overall quality rating shines a light on the positive outcomes for our patients and the success of the clinical measures and processes we put in place over the past year. I am incredibly pleased with the work of our clinicians and support staff who remain focused on this organization’s top priority: our patients,” said Dr. Balu Natarajan, AccentCare Chief Medical Officer.

CMS rates Medicare-certified home health agencies on a number of processes and outcome quality measures including timely initiation of care and acute care hospitalization. According to Medicare.gov’s Home Health Compare, the quality rating for most measured home health agencies fall ‘in the middle’ with a rating of 3 to 3.5 stars.

CMS publishes star ratings to provide information about home health providers as a tool for consumers to make informed decisions about selecting home health care agencies.

For more information: www.AccentCare.com