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Short stay nursing home residents who have moderate to severe pain
CMS Nursing Home Quality Initiative.
87 Short stay nursing home residents who have moderate to severe pain, United States, 2002, by
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Minimum Data Set.
Medicare beneficiary post acute care patients with a valid SNF PPS 14-day assessment.
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.
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).