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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 18.1 17.8 8.4 15.2
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 3.0 2.9 7.1 5.2
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 8.9 9.1 8.9 8.7
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 0.0 2.3 0.0 0.9
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 2.2 3.8 1.9 2.6
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 3.0 0.0 0.0 1.1
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 6.0 8.8 7.1 7.1
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.1

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 72.9 57.2 72.5 71.5
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
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 16.1 25.8 23.4 24.3
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 100.0 100.0 98.7 99.4
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 4.5 7.2 8.6 6.7
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 100.0 100.0 100.0 99.6
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 28.6 41.4 43.3 37.3
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 90.5 83.0 85.5 88.7
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 89.5 89.5 85.5 87.5

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