In a letter to CMS Acting Director Andy Slavitt to highlight NCCS’ support of the rating system, I reiterated this need for patients:
In that same letter, I offered a counter argument to imposing any delay.
I commend CMS for embracing this initiative and developing the Hospital Compare Star Ratings. I look forward to the release of the ratings in July as announced by CMS without further delay.
Shelley Fuld Nasso
Chief Executive Officer
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship