CMS works diligently to make health care quality information more transparent and understandable for consumers. One of our top priorities is to help individuals make informed health care decisions.
Today, CMS announced changes to the Dialysis Facility Compare (DFC) website on Medicare.gov, which provides information about thousands of Medicare-certified dialysis facilities across the country, including how well those centers deliver care to patients.
When individuals and their families need to make important decisions about health care, they seek a reliable way to understand the best choice for themselves or their loved ones.
The 2015 Impact Report demonstrates that the nation has made clear progress in improving the healthcare delivery system to achieve the three aims of better care, smarter spending, and healthier people.
Updates provide quality metrics for hospitals and physicians.
Consumers have many options when choosing a health care provider. Providers vary in the quality of the care they give, and everyone wants to choose the provider who will be best for themselves or their loved ones