The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ five-star quality rating system presented Feliciana Home Health East a 4-star rating in quality and a 5-star rating in patient satisfaction.
According to data, the home health provider that has locations in Baton Rouge, Clinton, Gonzales and Plaquemine achieved the highest rating possible in the patient satisfaction category.
The star rating system was instituted by CMS as part of its Home Health Compare website to provide a tool for consumers to use when choosing a home health care provider.
The system ranks providers in two categories: quality of patient care and patient satisfaction, according to a news release.
Feliciana Home Health East is part of the LHC Group, a national provider of post-acute care services with more than 10,000 employees operating more than 350 locations in 25 states.
In total, LHC Group saw 29 of its provider locations achieve a 5-star rating in at least one of the two categories.