Alternative Risk-Adjustment Approaches to Assessing the Quality of Home Health Care: Final Report. TABLE 4b: Risk-Adjusters Specific to IADL Outcome Models

07/01/2006

TABLE 4b. Risk-Adjusters Specific to IADL Outcome Models
Variables OASIS Items Specification
ALL INSTRUMENTAL ACTIVITY OF DAILY LIVING OUTCOME MODELS1
Clinical Factors:
   Behaviors demonstrated at least once a week:     
      Memory deficit M0610_1 Yes
No (reference category)
      Impaired decision-making M0610_2 Yes
No (reference category)
ADDITIONAL ITEM IN HOUSKEEPING, LAUNDRY, AND SHOPPING MODELS2
Clinical Factors:
   Obesity M0290_2 Yes
No (reference category)
   Pain frequency M0420 No pain (reference category)
Less than daily
Daily, but not constantly
All the time
  1. Improvement in Light Housekeeping, Laundry, Shopping, Light Meal Preparation, Telephone Use, Management of Medication; Stabilization in Housekeeping, Laundry, Shopping, Light Meal.
  2. Improvement in Housekeeping, Laundry, Shopping; Stabilization in Housekeeping, Laundry, Shopping.

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