Due to the government shutdown, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) did not refresh Hospital Compare as planned on October 10, 2013 – according to a notice posted on QualityNet (https://www.qualitynet.org/dcs/ContentServer?c=Page&pagename=QnetPublic%2FPage%2FQnetBasic&cid=1228773608393). The next scheduled release of the website is set for December 12, 2013. At that time, CMS will update the readmission and complications data, as well as release several new measures.
The October data refresh to Nursing Home Compare and Home Health Compare have also been cancelled. The next refresh are scheduled for December 2013.