Table 12: Outcome Indicators by Use of Selected Home and Community-Based Services 1915(c) Waiver Services, 2005

Assessing the Health and Welfare of the HCBS Population

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Outcome IndicatorPerson Used ServicePersonal CareCase ManagementAdult Day/Health CareResidential CareDurable
Medical Equipment/
Supplies
Transportation
Short-Term Complications of DiabetesYes3402167165301170
No286291304314286291
Asthma or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseYes5,2303,5499207436,6261,445
No3,7933,8784,0794,2193,4183,921
Congestive Heart FailureYes6,8864,3341,3351,0709,1621,641
No5,0385,1635,4075,5924,4785,211
Composite: Potentially Preventable InfectionYes11,4068,3954,7854,81114,3505,855
No7,8538,0168,2678,3967,0088,081
    Bacterial PneumoniaYes6,3515,2303,2073,4238,1453,474
No4,8544,9175,0545,1004,4084,963
    Urinary Tract InfectionYes5,0553,1651,5781,3886,2042,381
No2,9993,0993,2133,2962,5993,119
Infection Due to Device or ImplantYes1,1916801661441,078500
No733759799826704762
DehydrationYes3,1012,0878697653,3321,074
No1,8391,8951,9782,0321,6711,922
Composite: ACSC Chronic ConditionsYes16,09410,2123,0362,36019,9764,422
No11,68311,97112,54912,98710,59612,076
Composite: ACSC Acute ConditionsYes10,4247,4733,9933,87313,1294,397
No7,1737,3307,5797,7296,3977,404
Composite: ACSC OverallYes26,51517,6857,0286,23333,1028,819
No18,85519,30020,12720,71416,99219,479
Pressure UlcerYes6,2743,4551,0491,0136,7932,359
No3,3383,4863,6623,7652,9493,511
Injurious FallsYes369299126157543138
No294298310314258301

Notes:

ACSC = ambulatory care-sensitive condition.

Use defined as positive Medicaid payment for the service at any point during the year. An individual can use more than one service.

a. All outcome indicators expressed as potentially avoidable hospital stays per 100,000 persons in the HCBS population. HCBS population for outcome indicators excludes: individuals under age 18; people with only institutional use in a given quarter; people on managed care plans; and people in the States of Arizona, Maine, Washington, and Wisconsin.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Medicaid Analytic eXtract (MAX) data, and Medicare Provider Analysis and Review (MedPAR) data.

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Current as of December 2012
Internet Citation: Table 12: Outcome Indicators by Use of Selected Home and Community-Based Services 1915(c) Waiver Services, 2005: Assessing the Health and Welfare of the HCBS Population. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/long-term-care/resources/hcbs/hcbsfindings/hcbsfindtab12.html