Carter Healthcare Receives 16 Five-Star Ratings
November 10, 2017 - 

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Awards Five-Star Rating to Carter Healthcare for Providing the Nation’s Highest Quality Home Healthcare


OKLAHOMA CITY, November 10, 2017 — Carter Healthcare announced today that 16 of its providers, including 44 locations, have been awarded the highest rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), representing the top 2 percent of all providers nationwide.

The CMS Home Health Compare rating system rates the nation’s Medicare-certified home health agencies on a one- to five-star scale for quality of patient care, based on nine of the 29 process and outcome measures during a 12-month period. The ratings are released each quarter and provide a single indicator of an agency’s performance compared to other agencies.


“To earn 16 five-star ratings is a great achievement,” said Brad Carter, chief operations officer at Carter Healthcare. “Every day our team members are striving to provide the very best care to help people live better lives. These ratings are confirmation of just how successful our team has been at providing the highest quality care for our patients.”

The following Carter Healthcare providers received five stars from CMS for the third quarter of 2017:

  • Ardmore and Durant, Okla.
  • Boca Raton, Fla.
  • Boynton Beach and Jensen Beach, Fla.
  • Brady and Brownwood, Texas
  • Del Rio and Ozona, Texas
  • Greensburg, Pa.
  • Houston, Conroe, and Livingston, Texas
  • Lawton, Altus, and Chickasha, Okla.
  • McAlester, Okla.
  • Melbourne and Orlando, Fla.
  • New Braunfels, Austin, Bastrop, Kerrville, Pearsall, San Antonio, and Victoria, Texas
  • Oklahoma City, Clinton, Enid, Norman, Shawnee, and Stillwater, Okla.
  • Port St. Lucie and Vero Beach, Fla.
  • Pryor and Grove, Okla.
  • San Angelo and Abilene, Texas
  • Tulsa, Bartlesville, Muskogee, Okmulgee, Tahlequah, and Vinita, Okla.

With this star rating, Carter Healthcare is able to distinguish itself from other providers across the country. The national average rating for agencies is 3.5 stars. For more information about Home Health Compare and the quality of patient care rating system, visit

About Carter Healthcare

Since 1989, Oklahoma City-based Carter Healthcare has been a leading healthcare provider focused on delivering outcomes-based results and the highest quality of home health and hospice care, at-home medical equipment, and pharmacy services to thousands of clients in the comfort of their homes. With locations in Florida, Kansas, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Texas, Carter Healthcare continues to help people live better lives. For more information, visit