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Acute care hospitalization.
Home Health Quality Initiative.
1.106 Percent of acute care hospitalization for home health episodes, by state, 2002.
Calculated by the Center for Health Services and Policy, Research, University of Colorado, from Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) data.
All home health episodes that begin and end in 2002.
Episodes in which a person was hospitalized for an acute condition while receiving home health care services.
Reason for hospitalization may be for emergent, urgent or elective.
The reported results of this measure are risk adjusted. See Overview of Risk Adjustment and Outcome Measures for Home Health Agency OBQI Reports: Highlights of Current Approaches and Outline of Planned Enhancements and Documentation of Prediction Models Used for Risk Adjustment of Home Health Agency Outcomes Reported on the CMS Home Health Compare Web Site available at www.cms.hhs.gov for further information.
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