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Published on August 30, 2012

JML Receives 5-Star Rating from CMS

August 2012

JML Care Center Receives 5-Star Rating from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Cape Cod Healthcare is pleased to announce that JML Care Center has received a 5-star rating for overall quality from CMS, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. JML also received 5-star ratings for Health Inspection and RN Staffing.

CMS personnel visited JML on March 15, 2011 and conducted on-site inspections and reviewed patient records. Their analysis showed that JML meets their guidelines for a 5-star rating. The health rating takes into account the last 3 years of on-site inspections as well as any complaint investigation findings. RN Staffing ratings are based on the amount of time Registered Nurses (RNs) spend with patients. JML was also cited having no deficiencies from incidents or complaints filed for the last three years.

"We are pleased that CMS recognizes the dedication and hard work of the entire staff of JML," said Cynthia Lehtinen, President/CEO of JML Care Center, Inc. "Our entire team is dedicated to providing the very best care in a friendly, welcoming environment where every patient is valued and respected."

JML Care Center, located on the Falmouth Hospital campus, is a 132-bed skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility. JML provides exceptional sub-acute care, rehabilitation, long-term care, and palliative care and is Medicare/Medicaid certified. JML Care Center's mission is to serve the unique needs of older adults in our community with health complications, as well as those who are more independent, through a full and seamless continuum of care. Learn more about JML.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is a branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. CMS is the federal agency which administers Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children's Health Insurance Program. CMS also serves as a resource for health professionals, regional governments, and consumers. Learn more at http://cms.gov.

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