Quality Measures: Nursing Homes, Home Health Agencies, Hospice

The measurement and reporting of quality of care for nursing homes, home health agencies, and hospice care has expanded in recent years, largely due to efforts by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

This section reviews measures of quality for nursing homes, home health agencies, and hospice services and suggests where and how you can get information about the measures.

Nursing Home Care

Home Health Care

Hospice Care

Page last reviewed April 2019
Page originally created February 2015
Internet Citation: Quality Measures: Nursing Homes, Home Health Agencies, Hospice. Content last reviewed April 2019. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. https://www.ahrq.gov/talkingquality/measures/setting/long-term-care/index.html
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