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Risk Adjustment MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Risk Adjustment
Tree Number(s)
N04.452.871.715.800
N04.761.789.800
N05.715.360.750.625.700.690.800
Unique ID
D020379
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020379
Scope Note
The use of severity-of-illness measures, such as age, to estimate the risk (measurable or predictable chance of loss, injury or death) to which a patient is subject before receiving some health care intervention. This adjustment allows comparison of performance and quality across organizations, practitioners, and communities. (from JCAHO, Lexikon, 1994)
Entry Term(s)
Case-Mix Adjustment
Public MeSH Note
99
History Note
99
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/11
Risk Adjustment Preferred
Case-Mix Adjustment Related
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