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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Short stay nursing home residents who have moderate to severe pain

Measure Source

CMS Nursing Home Quality Initiative.

Tables

87 Short stay nursing home residents who have moderate to severe pain, United States, 2002, by

  • Race

Data Source

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Minimum Data Set.

Denominator

Medicare beneficiary post acute care patients with a valid SNF PPS 14-day assessment.

Numerator

Medicare beneficiary post acute care patients at SNF PPS 14-day assessment with moderate pain at least daily or horrible/excruciating pain at any frequency.

Comments

Excludes assessments with inconsistent responses regarding the measure.

PPS refers to Medicare Prospective Payment System for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). See CMS Quality Measure User Manual for details: http://www.cms.hhs.gov/Manuals/ (PDF Help).

 

 

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