Star Rating Walkthroughs

Whether you’re new to CMS’s Five-Star Rating system, or just need to brush up on the finer points, our walkthroughs will help you understand both the high level and the details.


It’s not always easy to find out which facilities have had major issues in the past, so we assembled simple lists in a few major categories to help folks doing research into homes.


Sometimes, a list needs context.  Our explainers provide the details on how homes qualify for inclusion, along with a few of our insights into the process of selection.