CMS to retire original care comparison tools

Nov. 19, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced that it will retire the original compare tools, such as Hospital Compare, December 1 because the tools will be replaced with a consolidated website, Care Compare.

In early September. CMS released Care Compare on, which streamlines the eight original comparison tools.

CMS said Care Compare offers a new design that makes it easier to find the same information included on the original compare tools, such as information on cost, quality of care, service volume, and other CMS quality data. 

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