Healthcare Staffing Services Measures (v2022B)
Posted: 2/1/2022
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Release Notes:
Data Element
Version 2022B

Name:Hire Date
Collected For: HCSS-8, HCSS-9
Definition:The month, day, and year that the employee was hired by the firm.
Question:What date was the employee hired?
Length:10 — MM-DD-YYYY (includes dashes) or UTD
Allowable Values:

Enter the earliest documented date

MM = Month (01-12)
DD = Day (01-31)
YYYY = Year (20xx)
UTD = Unable to Determine
Notes for Abstraction:
  • If the date of hire is unable to be determined, select “UTD.”
  • When the date documented is obviously in error (not a valid format/range) and no other documentation is found that provides this information, the abstractor should select “UTD".”
    • Documentation indicates the Hire Date was 03- 42 -20xx. No other documentation provides a valid date. Since the Hire Date is outside of the range listed in the Allowable Values for “Day”, it is not a valid date and the abstractor should select “UTD.”
Suggested Data Sources:
  • Personnel files
Additional Notes:
Guidelines for Abstraction:
Inclusion Exclusion
None None

Hire Date
Healthcare Staffing Services Measures (v2022B)
Discharges 07-01-2022 (3Q22) through 12-31-2022 (4Q22)