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Percent of patients with pneumonia who receive pneumococcal screening or vaccination.
CMS Health Care Quality Improvement Program (HCQIP) Quality Indicator.
1.80a Percent of patients with pneumonia who receive pneumococcal screening or vaccination, United States, 2000 – 2001.
1.80b Percent of patients with pneumonia who receive pneumococcal screening or vaccination, by state, 2000 – 2001.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Medicare Quality Improvement Organization Program. Data are from a systematic random sample of up to 750 inpatient records per state.
Medicare discharges meeting either of the following criteria:
Principal diagnosis of pneumonia (ICD-9-CM codes of 480-483.8, 485-486).
Secondary diagnosis of pneumonia with a principal diagnosis of either septicemia (ICD-9-CM 038.XX) or respiratory failure (acute or chronic, ICD-9-CM code 518.81, 518.84).
Medicare patients with pneumonia, who were screened for pneumococcal vaccine status and were vaccinated prior to discharge, if indicated.
Excludes patients who were transferred from another acute care or critical access hospital, patients who had no working diagnosis of pneumonia at the time of admission, patients who received comfort measures only, patients who expired in the hospital, patients who left the hospital against medical advice, patients who were discharged to hospice care, patients who were transferred to another short term general hospital for inpatient care.
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