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Used in Quality Measure Five Star Rating - Long Stay Residents [1]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened 7.0 3.7 10.6 7.3
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 4.7 3.4 2.6 3.9
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 5.9 4.3 9.4 6.4
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 5.8 4.9 5.2 5.7
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 3.6 5.4 3.9 4.1
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 1.1 0.9 2.4 1.3
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 1.2 2.3 2.6 1.5
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 2.9 1.4 1.6 1.9
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained 0.0 1.1 1.3 1.2

Used in Quality Measure Five Star Rating - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function 92.2 89.5 78.1 81.5
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 4.0 2.1 0.0 1.9
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 13.8 13.8 9.5 10.0
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Additional Quality Measures - Long Stay Residents [1]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication 33.3 31.3 26.4 30.1
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 6.0 3.5 5.2 4.0
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 19.6 14.9 20.5 18.8
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Additional Quality Measures - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 98.9 98.8 100.0 99.4
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 96.8 96.8 96.8 97.6

Nursing homes regularly collect assessment information on all their residents using a form called the Minimum Data Set. The information collected includes the residents' health, physical functioning, mental status, and general well being. Nursing homes self-report this information to Medicare.

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References

  1. http://www.medicare.gov/NursingHomeCompare/Data/Long-Stay-Residents.html
  2. http://www.medicare.gov/NursingHomeCompare/Data/Short-Stay-Residents.html