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Category: Star Ratings

Do You Know Your Pharmacy’s Star Measures Scores?

Jan 19, 2016 Tags: Business, Smith Drug Company, Star Ratings

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) rate Medicare Advantage Plans for Part D and Part C with Star Ratings. Star ratings are a five star rating system based on quality measures.

Many of these quality measures are based on safety, efficacy, and adherence. Payers recognize the importance of the pharmacist’s role in the provision of patient care to increase adherence, safety, efficacy, and quality outcomes.

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