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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 10.5 13.1 9.5 9.5
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 4.2 1.8 1.8 2.7
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 13.7 19.4 24.2 16.2
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 22.9 17.8 24.0 20.7
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 14.8 9.0 5.1 8.2
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 2.3 1.0 1.1 1.5
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 5.9 4.5 0.9 3.4
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 17.5 16.7 15.1 16.4
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 68.2 72.2 73.5 70.7
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 0.0 0.0 2.6 1.4
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 47.4 34.1 26.1 33.3
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 6.0 1.4 0.0 2.1

Additional Quality Measures - Long Stay Residents [1]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication 37.8 40.6 38.9 38.9
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 96.8 96.8 95.8 96.3
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 15.1 8.9 8.3 9.8
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 89.1 86.8 86.7 87.5
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 17.9 27.0 35.1 28.0
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms 14.2 9.1 11.8 11.6

Additional Quality Measures - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 61.8 65.4 60.7 64.3
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 76.1 76.1 67.9 72.4

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