Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Hospice Referral Patterns and Quality Outcomes - Oct 2016 to Sep 2019


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DRG Category Total Unique Beneficiaries Discharged (Oct 2016 to Sep 2019) 30 Day Hospice Admission Rate Post Hospital Discharge (%) Hospice Avg. LOS Hospice Median LOS
All 8,879
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders 1,191
Aftercare, Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 1,179
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction 1,128
Signs and Symptoms 790
Other Disorders of Nervous System 603
Medical Back Problems 596
Aftercare 559
Bone Diseases and Arthropathies 533
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis 482
Signs and Symptoms of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 410
Fracture, Sprain, Strain and Dislocation Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh 159
Traumatic Stupor and Coma, Coma < 1 Hour 144
Spinal Disorders and Injuries 138
Nervous System Neoplasms 138
Traumatic Stupor and Coma, Coma > 1 Hour 119
Pathological Fractures and Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Malignancy 108
Peripheral Vascular Disorders 108
Atherosclerosis 101
Nonspecific Cerebrovascular Disorders 69
Heart Failure and Shock 64
Esophagitis, Gastroenteritis and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders 62
Acute Myocardial Infarction 59
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy 58
Cardiac Congenital and Valvular Disorders 57
Multiple Sclerosis and Cerebellar Ataxia 51
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders 46
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis 42
Seizures 39
Syncope and Collapse 34
Bacterial and Tuberculous Infections of Nervous System 33
Disequilibrium 32
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue Diagnoses 29
Osteomyelitis 29
Cellulitis 28
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections 25
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders 22
Tendonitis, Myositis and Bursitis 20
Fractures of Femur 19
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 19
Trauma to the Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast 18
G.I.Hemorrhage 18
Other Digestive System Diagnoses 17
Lymphoma and Non-Acute Leukemia 17
Non-Bacterial Infections of Nervous System Except Viral Meningitis 15
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations 15
Transient Ischemia 14
Digestive Malignancy 14
Connective Tissue Disorders 13
Other Multiple Significant Trauma 12
G.I. Obstruction 11
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure 11