455 hospitals with 5 stars from CMS: 2021 – Becker’s Hospital Review

CMS updated its Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings for 2021, giving 455 hospitals a rating of five stars.

CMS assigned star ratings to hospitals nationwide based on their performance across five quality categories. This is the first star ratings update since January 2020. This year:

  • 204 hospitals received a one-star rating
  • 690 hospitals received a two-star rating
  • 1,018 hospitals received a three-star rating
  • 988 received a four-star rating
  • 455 received a five-star rating

Here are the hospitals that received a five-star rating from CMS, broken down by state, as listed on the Hospital Compare website. To view a list of CMS’ one-star hospitals, click here.


Bartlett Regional Hospital (Juneau)


Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital (Phenix City)

Lakeland Community Hospital (Haleyville) 

Marion Regional Medical Center (Hamilton) 

Prattville Baptist Hospital  

Russell Medical Center (Alexander City) 

St. Vincent’s Birmingham


Arkansas Surgical Hospital (North Little Rock) 

Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas (Rogers) 

St. Vincent Hot Springs  

Stone County Medical Center (Mountain View)


Banner Goldfield Medical Center (Apache Junction)  

Mayo Clinic Hospital-Phoenix 

Scottsdale Thompson Peak Medical Center   

Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center (Show Low)


Adventist Health Howard Memorial (Willits) 

Adventist Health St. Helena  

Alhambra Hospital Medical Center  

Barton Memorial Hospital (South Lake Tahoe)  

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles)

Eisenhower Medical Center (Rancho Mirage ) 

El Camino Hospital (Mountain View)

French Hospital Medical Center (San Luis Obispo)  

Glendale Adventist Medical Center  

Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center   

Glendora Oaks Behavioral Health Hospital   

Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital (Santa Barbara) 

Greater El Monte Community Hospital (South El Monte) 

John Muir Medical Center-Concord Campus  

John Muir Medical Center-Walnut Creek Campus  

Kaiser Foundation Hospital and Rehab