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Joined Sep 21, '09. Posts: 124 (19% Liked) Likes: 47

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  1. Some states have a nursing act that requires comprehensive assessments to be done by RNs. In those states, the RN must...
    Mar 21 '13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  2. The only way to fix an ARD is to inactivate the MDS and submit a new one. The completion date of the new Discharge MDS must...
    Mar 18 '13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  3. It is on page 2-35 "If a SCSA is not indicated and an OBRA assessment was due while the resident was in the hospital, the...
    Mar 11 '13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  4. The RAI Manual is very clear (pages 2-45 and 2-46). 5-day • Is the first Medicare-required assessment to be completed...
    Mar 11 '13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  5. Correct.
    Feb 27 '13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  6. The RAI Manual says early assessments are allowed and does not define how early. Therefore, one day after an admission...
    Feb 20 '13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  7. RAI Manual page 2-46 explains this and more, "Completed when a resident whose SNF stay was being reimbursed by Medicare Part...
    Feb 19 '13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  8. Now I'm curious. If there is a PPS tracking form different from the MDS 3.0 PPS Assessment Calculator that is helpful to...
    Feb 19 '13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  9. For clarification, The care plan must be completed no later than 7 days after the CAA Process completion date at V0200B2....
    Feb 11 '13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  10. Hello croppyRN, I'm sorry to hear about your situation. I can't help with the workload management issue but I can...
    Feb 11 '13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  11. I recommend you contact your state RAI Coordinator, Cheryl Shiffer, at 210.619.8010 to discuss MN requirements.
    Feb 8 '13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  12. MDS 3.0 RAI Manual, page V-6: V0200C2, Date The date on which a staff member completes the Care Planning Decision column...
    Feb 5 '13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  13. I know that at least one software product DOES allow you to distinguish non-Part A PPS-like assessments, but I'm afraid I...
    Feb 5 '13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  14. ibtootie, you are correct. MDS completed for residents in certified beds require A0410=3. In Texas, residents in...
    Feb 4 '13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  15. I found out from a colleague that CMS no longer endorses the following, "marking A0310B something other than 99 for a...
    Feb 1 '13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  16. I confirm cwrnracct's post. Two weeks ago, CMS said exactly that on a conference call. CMS also has said in the past that...
    Jan 29 '13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  17. The D/C is an OBRA assessment. However, a D/C can never be a "prior assessment" because the only MDS record that can follow...
    Jan 10 '13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  18. And you only have 2 days after death/discharge in which to set the discharge/scheduled assessment ARD for the date of...
    Jan 9 '13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  19. Fact: The MDS 3.0 Quality Measures User's Manual calculates QMs for short stay and long stay pain, so not interviewing...
    Dec 13 '12
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  20. I got ninja'ed by Talino. :laugh:
    Dec 11 '12
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information

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