When did CMS resumes updating staffing ratings on Nursing Home Compare? (Oct 2020)

REVISED Five Star Technical Users’ Guide: October 2020

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CMS is resuming the updating of PBJ-based Five Star ratings on Nursing Home Compare.

In addition, this Guide suppresses rating for facilities not reporting by August 14 or with 4 or more days with no RNs, but resumes the 1 star downgrade in January 2021 for facilities not reporting to PBJ or having 4 or more days with no RN.

Finally, there is an adjustment to case-mix to concur with the staffing timeframes.

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