University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center 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 Houston Hospice - Houston, TX Vitas Healthcare of Texas L P - Houston, TX A*Med Community Hospice - Texas City, TX Hospice Compassus - The Woodlands - Houston, TX Kindred Hospice - Bellaire, TX
All 15,055
Surgical 7,999
Non Surgical 9,488
Lymphoma and Non-Acute Leukemia 1,493
Chemotherapy without Acute Leukemia as Secondary Diagnosis 920
Digestive Malignancy 677
Respiratory Neoplasms 672
Major Male Pelvic Procedures 636
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis 626
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures 625
Major Chest Procedures 603
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy 599
Kidney and Ureter Procedures 596
Acute Leukemia without Major Procedure 553
Malignancy of Hepatobiliary System or Pancreas 540
Pathological Fractures and Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Malignancy 540
Craniotomy and Endovascular Intracranial Procedures 424
Nervous System Neoplasms 416
Esophagitis, Gastroenteritis and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders 363
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections 343
Other Respiratory System O.R. Procedures 340
Renal Failure 319
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations 315
Major Bladder Procedures 311
Autologous Bone Marrow Transplant or T-cell Immunotherapy 311
Lymphoma and Non-Acute Leukemia with Other Procedure 310
Tracheostomy for Face, Mouth and Neck Diagnoses or Laryngectomy 296
Other Digestive System Diagnoses 295
Major Hematological/Immunological Diagnoses Except Sickle Cell Crisis and Coagulation 290
Pancreas, Liver and Shunt Procedures 286
Cellulitis 285
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses 225
Stomach, Esophageal and Duodenal Procedures 222
Chemotherapy 219
Lymphoma and Leukemia with Major Procedure 205
Complications of Treatment 205
Uterine and Adnexal Procedures for Malignancy 196
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections 187
Nutritional and Miscellaneous Metabolic Disorders 185
Other Myeloproliferative Disorders or Poorly Differentiated Neoplasm Diagnoses 185
G.I.Hemorrhage 180
Disorders of Biliary Tract 179
Kidney and Urinary Tract Neoplasms 176
Red Blood Cell Disorders 173
Myeloproliferative Disorders or Poorly Differentiated Neoplasms with Major Procedure 164
G.I. Obstruction 154
Major Head and Neck Procedures 151
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses 149
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders 145
Other Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast Procedures 139
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 139
Other Digestive System O.R. Procedures 135
Pulmonary Embolism 135
Heart Failure and Shock 133
Wound Debridement and Skin Graft Except Hand, for Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders 132
Extensive O.R. Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 130
Postoperative and Post-Traumatic Infections 127
Endocrine Disorders 121
Otitis Media and Upper Respiratory Infection 121
Skin Graft 112
Malignancy, Female Reproductive System 111
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction 104
Thyroid, Parathyroid and Thyroglossal Procedures 103
Ear, Nose, Mouth and Throat Malignancy 100
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue O.R. Procedures 96
Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant 92
Soft Tissue Procedures 90
Circulatory Disorders Except AMI with Cardiac Catheterization 90
Malignancy, Male Reproductive System 90
Major Hip and Knee Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity 89
Dental and Oral Diseases 86
Infections and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure 85
Disorders of Liver Except Malignancy, Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 83
Peritoneal Adhesiolysis 79
ECMO or Tracheostomy with MV >96 Hours or PDX Except Face, Mouth and Neck 79
Signs and Symptoms 77
Adrenal and Pituitary Procedures 75
Hernia Procedures 74
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy 72
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 72
Peripheral Vascular Disorders 71
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint 69
Myeloproliferative Disorders or Poorly Differentiated Neoplasms with Other Procedure 69
Syncope and Collapse 69
Other Ear, Nose, Mouth and Throat O.R. Procedures 67
Other Respiratory System Diagnoses 67
Medical Back Problems 67
Skin Debridement 67
Breast Disorders 65
Biopsies of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 65
Diabetes 63
Minor Skin Disorders 60
Peptic Ulcer 59
Peripheral and Cranial Nerve and Other Nervous System Procedures 58
Other O.R. Procedures for Injuries 57
Postoperative or Post-Traumatic Infections with O.R. Procedure 56
Viral Illness 55
Other Disorders of Nervous System 53
Urinary Stones 51
Bronchitis and Asthma 48
Cranial/Facial Procedures 48
Uterine and Adnexal Procedures for Non-Malignancy 48
Hypertension 48
Major Skin Disorders 47
Acute Myocardial Infarction 46
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Procedures 46
Other Vascular Procedures 44
Pleural Effusion 43
Seizures 42
Transurethral Procedures 42
Bone Diseases and Arthropathies 41
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders 39
Connective Tissue Disorders 38
Breast Biopsy, Local Excision and Other Breast Procedures 36
Lower Extremity and Humerus Procedures Except Hip,Foot,Femur 36
Non-extensive Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 35
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical with Spinal Curvature / Malignancy / Infection or Extensive Fusions 35
Coagulation Disorders 35
Spinal Procedures 34
Pelvic Evisceration, Radical Hysterectomy and Radical Vulvectomy 31
Cholecystectomy 31
D&C, Conization, Laparoscopy and Tubal Interruption 31
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure 31
Other Infectious and Parasitic Disease Diagnoses 29
Major Joint and Limb Reattachment Procedures of Upper Extremity 28
Fever And Inflammatory Conditions 28
Interstitial Lung Disease 27
Reticuloendothelial and Immunity Disorders 27
Local Excision and Removal Int Fix Devices Except Hip and Femur 27
Major Procedures with Diagnosis of Other Contact with Health Services 26
Breast Disorders 26
Pneumothorax 26
Hepatobiliary Diagnostic Procedures 26
Back and Neck Procedures, Except Spinal Fusion, or Disc Devices/Neurostimulators 25
Revision of Hip or Knee Replacement 25
Signs and Symptoms of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 25
Tendonitis, Myositis and Bursitis 25
Infections, Female Reproductive System 24
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders 23
Biliary Tract Procedures Except Only Cholecystectomy with or without C.D.E. 23
Other Major Cardiovascular Procedures 23
Penis Procedures 23
Mastectomy for Malignancy 23
Trauma to the Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast 23
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue Diagnoses 22
Other Hepatobiliary or Pancreas Procedures 22
Other O.R. Procedures of the Blood and Blood Forming Organs 22
Nonspecific Cerebrovascular Disorders 20
Fracture, Sprain, Strain and Dislocation Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh 20
Major Esophageal Disorders 20
Other Ear,Nose,Mouth and Throat Diagnoses 20
Vagina, Cervix and Vulva Procedures 19
Other Circulatory O.R. Procedures 19
Atherosclerosis 19
Osteomyelitis 18
Headaches 18
Traumatic Stupor and Coma, Coma < 1 Hour 18
Amputation for Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue Disorders 18
Non-Bacterial Infections of Nervous System Except Viral Meningitis 18
Chest Pain 17
Aftercare 17
Extraocular Procedures Except Orbit 17
Aortic and Heart Assist Procedures 17
Respiratory Signs and Symptoms 16
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs 16
Kidney and Urinary Tract Signs and Symptoms 16
Psychoses 16
Other Female Reproductive System Procedures 16
Other Disorders of the Eye 16
Allergic Reactions 16
Wound Debridements for Injuries 15
Aftercare, Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 15
Inflammatory Bowel Disease 15
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical 14
Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 14
Transient Ischemia 14
Cardiac Pacemaker Revision Except Device Replacement 14
Other Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Procedures 13
Angina Pectoris 12
Bacterial and Tuberculous Infections of Nervous System 12
Septic Arthritis 12
Minor Small and Large Bowel Procedures 11
Anal and Stomal Procedures 11
Cervical Spinal Fusion 11
Craniotomy with Major Device Implant or Acute Complex CNS PDX 11
Appendectomy 11
Acute Adjustment Reaction and Psychosocial Dysfunction 11
Other Male Reproductive System Procedures 11