How was the Staffing Five Star calculated before PBJ using self-reported hours? (Feb 2018)

REVISED Five Star Technical Users’ Guide: February 2018

This is the final Guide for the staffing Five Star rating before PBJ data was used. Pre-PBJ, the data used to calculate Five Star staffing ratings included:

  1. Self-reported staffing hours from the CMS-671 form, (partial year sample)
  2. Self-reported Census from the CMS-672 form and
  3. Case-mix adjustments based on RUG-III’s 53 groups

Use this Guide as a historical reference to pre-PBJ staffing Five Star ratings.

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