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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 16.3 13.0 11.8 19.6
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 7.9 7.5 2.7 5.5
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 7.7 9.3 8.3 10.8
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.3
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 2.2 2.2 2.3 2.2
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 0.0 1.3 1.7 0.8
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 1.6 1.5 0.0 1.1
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 6.3 7.5 6.8 7.4
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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 80.5 79.6 60.7 72.7
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 3.3 0.0 1.0
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 32.2 24.6 26.9 27.7
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 98.7 98.7 98.7 98.3
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 6.3 3.0 5.6 5.9
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 98.4 98.5 100.0 99.3
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 37.5 33.3 34.2 39.3
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 94.9 80.6 65.8 81.6
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 85.5 85.5 85.5 83.7

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