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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Percent of hemodialysis patients with URR 65 percent or greater

National Measure Source

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Clinical Performance Measures Project.

National Table

1.30a Percent of hemodialysis patients with urea reduction ratio 65 percent or higher, United States, 2002 and 2003.

National Data Source

CMS, ESRD Clinical Performance Measures Project.

National Denominator

Medicare hemodialysis patients age 18 and over.

National Numerator

Subset of the denominator population with urea reduction ratio (URR) 65 percent or higher.

State Measure Source

University of Michigan Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center, Unit Specific Report.

State Table

1.30b Percent of hemodialysis patients with urea reduction ratio 65 percent or higher, by State, 2000 and 2003.

State Data Source

Data from the unit-specific report for dialysis patients, University of Michigan Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center.

State Denominator

Medicare hemodialysis patients.

State Numerator

Subset of the denominator population with urea reduction ratio (URR) 65 percent or higher.

Percent of patients with hematocrit 33 or greater or hemoglobin 11 or greater. Percent of patients with treated chronic kidney failure who receive a transplant within 3 years of renal failure.

 

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