five star rating


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five star rating

A term borrowed from the lay argot referring to anything that is regarded as being of the highest possible quality, based on a five-star system of rating. This can lead to confusion in the UK, as the NHS once rated its trusts on a 3-star system from 0 (i.e., very bad) to 3 (very good), based on various objective parameters.
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The Five Star Rating System for Medicare Advantage plans was developed to drive quality improvement through public reporting and consumer choice, and also determine quality bonus payments," said Christie Teigland, PhD, Director of Statistical Research at Inovalon.
Euro NCAP has awarded the Vauxhall Ampera with a five star rating for its crash test results.
We are extremely pleased with the all-new Sedona's performance and resulting five star rating in NHTSA's recent testing," said Len Hunt, executive vice president and COO of Kia Motors America.
DETROIT, March 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gardner-White Furniture has been awarded an "excellent," five out of five star rating from Furniture/Today's team of secret shoppers.
Euro NCAP has recognised the Volkswagen Passat and Sharan with a five star rating in its crash test.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recognised the 2011 Honda Accord Sedan with a five star rating in the Overall Vehicle Score.
Mobil also recognized The Sanctuary's spa with its separate Five Star rating for hotel spas, making it only the third spa to achieve this designation.
Expand's Accredited Partner Program also received a four out of five star rating, with the publication highlighting that partners can expect margins in the 30 percent range.
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Brenner was also awarded a five star rating for his coverage of the Restaurant sector according to the Zacks Profit from the Pros for 2003.
The Dodge Ram 1500 Crew Cab has received a five star rating for driver and front-passenger protection in a frontal crash in the United States government's safety crash test programme.
With a NHTSA five star rating, more standard equipment and a powerful V6 engine, the Sorento stands out as a smart buy in the competitive SUV market.