Sensitivity and specificity of the Minimum Data Set 3.0 discharge data relative to Medicare claims.


OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to determine whether the Minimum Data Set (MDS) 3.0 discharge record accurately identifies hospitalizations and deaths of nursing home residents. DESIGN We merged date of death from Medicare enrollment data and hospital inpatient claims with MDS discharge records to check whether the same information can be… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jamda.2014.06.017


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