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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 12.9 15.6 18.1 16.0
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 4.0 2.9 3.0 3.2
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 5.1 1.8 8.9 6.2
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 0.0 3.8 0.0 1.6
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 0.0 0.0 2.2 1.5
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 3.3 3.5 0.0 1.7
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 4.1 0.0 3.0 1.8
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 5.4 5.8 6.0 6.5
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.4

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 64.3 79.1 72.9 68.0
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 1.9 0.0 0.0 0.5
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 1.1 1.1 0.0 0.5

Additional Quality Measures - Long Stay Residents [1]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication 23.2 19.0 16.1 21.1
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 6.8 8.7 4.5 6.8
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 46.2 38.1 28.6 38.6
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 89.5 91.3 90.5 88.3
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 89.5 89.5 89.5 89.5

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