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CMS Overall Hospital Star Ratings Listening Session

September 10, 2019 - 05:48pm

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is pleased to announce the 2019 Hospital Quality Star Ratings Listening Session to be held on September 19, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland. This all-day listening session is an opportunity for CMS to hear from a diverse group of stakeholders with varied perspectives and exchange ideas around Hospital Quality Star Ratings. The listening session will include large group discussions as well as a series of small group break-out sessions, during which CMS will seek broad feedback about various aspects of Hospital Quality Star Ratings, including methodology, usability, and potential future directions. To learn the most up-to-date information on the Hospital Quality Star Ratings, see the latest CMS press release here .

There are two ways to participate in the full-day listening session: 

  1. To attend the in-person meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, please register by clicking here. Space is extremely limited, and registrations will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. We request that you please register only if you plan to attend. Up to two registrants will be allowed per organization to attend.
  2. The session will also be broadcast via web conference line. If you are unable to join the in-person meeting, you can register here to participate in the large group sessions. Please register in advance if you can attend as space on the listening lines will be limited. We hope you can join us and look forward to your feedback!

For questions about this listening session or to inquire about travel reimbursement for patients and patient advocates, please contact and include 'Listening Session' in the subject line.

Last Updated: Sep 11, 2019