Medicare Stars Quality Recognition
IHA recognizes physician organizations that perform well by earning an overall Medicare Advantage star rating of 5 or 4.5 stars against national benchmarks established by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) across a set of 13 Part C (Medicare Advantage) and Part D (Prescription Drug Plan) performance measures.
Medicare Stars Quality Improvement Recognition
Medicare Stars Quality Improvement recognition is determined by calculating the improvement in the number of overall stars for each physician organization on the overall Medicare Stars score for this year compared to the overall score for last year. The physician organizations that improved by at least 1/2 a star are recognized as the most improved physician organizations in California.