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Post acute care: Percent of residents with pain.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Nursing Home Quality Initiative.
1.93 Nursing facility care: Post acute care: Percent of residents with pain, by state, 2002.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Data from the Minimum Data Set. Downloaded from the CMS Nursing Home Compare web site November 2002: http://www.medicare.gov/NHCompare/Include/DataSection/Questions/SearchCriteria.asp.
Patients with a valid SNF PPS 14-day assessment.
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.
Statistics are calculated based on data from five target quarters occurring between 2000 and 2002.
PPS refers to Medicare Prospective Payment System for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs).
See CMS website for exact measure specification: http://www.cms.hhs.gov/center/quality.aspnhqi/NatlUserMan_v1_1.pdf.
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