It has become easier for consumers to judge the various home health agencies in Missouri. The Home Health Quality Initative in Missouri rates the agencies on 11 quality measures out of 41 the industry has been trackingsince 1999. The ratings are posted on the Medicare Web site – www.medicare.gov. MissouriPRO is the state’s federally designated Medicare quality improvement organization. MissouriPRO CEO Richard Royer says homehealth care is a growing part of the health care industry. He says the quality measures are common-sense rankings that consumers will be able to understand. He advises consumers to look at the data on the Web site and use it during a visit to the agency.
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