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Data Element
Version 2019A1

Name:Resident of Other Health Care Facility
Collected For: THKR-IP-3, THKR-OP-3
Definition:The patient is currently a resident of an Other Health Care Facility prior to this encounter.
Question:Is the patient currently a resident of an Other Health Care Facility prior to this encounter?
Format:
Length:1
Type:Alphanumeric
Occurs:1
Allowable Values:

Y (Yes)   The patient is currently a resident of an Other Health Care Facility prior to this encounter.

N (No)   The patient is not currently a resident of an other health care facility prior to this encounter or unable to determine from medical record documentation if the patient is a resident of an other health care facility.
Notes for Abstraction:
  • To select “Yes" the patient must currently be a resident of a facility listed in the Inclusion List prior to this encounter:
    • Extended or Intermediate Care Facility (ECF/ICF)
    • Long Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH)
    • Nursing Home or Facility including Veteran’s Administration Nursing Facility
    • Psychiatric Hospital or Psychiatric Unit of a Hospital
    • Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF), Sub-Acute Care or Swing Bed
    • Veterans Home
  • If the patient is a resident of an assisted living facility (ALF) or assisted living care at a nursing home, intermediate care, or skilled nursing facility, select “No".
  • If the patient is a resident of a retirement community, select “No".
  • The medical record must be abstracted as documented (taken at “face value”). Inferences should not be made based on internal knowledge. If the medical record identifies the facility where the patient resides by name only (e.g., “Park Meadows”), and does not reflect the type of facility or level of care, select “No".
  • If documentation is contradictory, and you are unable to determine if the patient is a resident of an other health care facility, select “No”.
Suggested Data Sources:
  • History and physical
  • Face sheet
  • Nursing notes
  • Nursing admission assessment
  • Progress notes
  • Physician's notes
  • Care management notes
  • Social work notes
  • Therapy notes (e.g., physical therapy, occupational therapy, kinesiotherapy)

Additional Notes:
Guidelines for Abstraction:
Inclusion Exclusion
  • Extended or Intermediate Care Facility (ECF/ICF)
  • Long Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH)
  • Nursing Home or Facility including Veteran’s Administration Nursing Facility
  • Psychiatric Hospital or Psychiatric Unit of a Hospital
  • Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF), Sub-Acute Care or Swing Bed
  • Veterans Home

  • Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) – ALFs and assisted living care at nursing home, intermediate care, and skilled nursing facilities
  • Group or personal care homes
  • Retirement communities

Resident of Other Health Care Facility
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Specifications Manual for Joint Commission National Quality Measures (v2019A1)
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