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  1. certs and recerts
    Unless a physician is available 7 days a week, your practice does arouse doubt. The 30-day recertifications should be obtained at no later than 30 day intervals. Therefore, a physician can sign...
    Sep 16
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  2. Turn & reposition program
    RAI, M38 Organized/Planned Turn and position every 2 hours when in bed @ the following times: 8pm-back, 12am-right, 2am-back, 4am-left, 6am-back. Apply pillows in between legs when on sides. ...
    Sep 14
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  3. OBRA discharge correction
    Yes..
    Sep 12
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  4. help!!! pps assessment
    Either I'm misleading you or simply misunderstanding your question. The current condition requiring IVF must have a relation to the condition for which the resident received treatment while in the...
    Aug 30
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  5. help!!! pps assessment
    Within 30 days, as long as the condition is related to the condition for which the resident received hospital services.
    Aug 29
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  6. MDS question, please help!
    "Closed the original quarterly" - Does that mean the Quarterly 8/5 was completed or cancelled? If completed, you don't need to do another assessment. If cancelled - it shouldn't have been since...
    Aug 28
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  7. Memo from CMS for July 2014
    Good question. There is actually no specific guideline from CMS to the MAOs regarding this situation (DC prior to completion of the Adm MDS). I just want to point out the difference between the HIPPS...
    Aug 5
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  8. Memo from CMS for July 2014
    CMS only requires HMO to include the HIPPS code obtained from the Initial Adm MDS. Your contracted HMO may require additional MDS or not so it is best to get in touch with them and find out what each...
    Aug 4
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  9. Private Pay
    Chapter 6 Medicare Claims Processing Manual This allows CMS to keep track of the beneficiary’s benefit period. Ask your billing department to check the Common Working File (CWF) to determine if the...
    Jul 23
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  10. Chest tube
    As long as the daily documentation supports the skilled care, absolutely.
    Jul 18
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  11. ADL code if there is a 24 hr private aide
    RAI, G5
    Jul 16
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  12. Missed Admission assessment.
    Combine the Adm with the 14D, complete and sign TODAY. You will still get a warning.
    Jul 16
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  13. Albumin infusion
    IV med
    Jul 8
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  14. help!!! pps assessment
    Like you said, interviews must be done on or before the ARD. “Late interview” is extraneous and should not be entered in the MDS. If missed, simply skip the interview and perform the staff...
    Jul 8
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  15. Peg Tubes
    If the change does not affect any other functions, not necessarily so. You will have 14 days to observe.
    Jul 7
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  16. SOT or not?
    SOT is optional used only to classify a resident in a Rehab RUG category. If it's not, the MDS will be rejected.
    Jul 2
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  17. Can we convert to Medicare A?
    The 30-day rule does not apply. It is simply a continuation of skilled care from the original 3-day hospital stay, but by July 1st, traditional Med A is now the primary payer. Deduct the total number...
    Jun 29
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  18. help!!! pps assessment
    The RAI does not stipulate that a change in level of care, except hospice, warrants SCSA. Every individual is unique. Some may respond to a current treatment quick and some will linger on and even...
    Jun 25
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  19. Combine readmission and DC
    Since it's already Wednesday, you must have figured it out.
    Jun 25
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  20. help!!! pps assessment
    The comprehensive (Sig. Change) MDS is only required if the criteria for sig. change is met, regardless of payer. The IDT will have 14 days to determine that. The resident may revert to his usual...
    Jun 25
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  21. Sig. Change
    Just to clarify According to the guideline ... The 3rd bullet would suggest the decline applies ONLY if the ADL was previously coded 0, 1, or 2 and now coded 3, 4, or 8 However, this one...
    Jun 19
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  22. Seatbelt
    You mean if it's considered a restraint, right? Ask the resident to release the belt. If she can and at will, then not necessarily. However, considering the resident's mental status, the staff...
    Jun 19
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  23. LPN's Role in MDS 3.0 in Ohio
    Ohio Board of Nursing - Law and Rules The LPN may enter the location and date of the CAA. The LPN can "contribute" but cannot initiate a care plan.
    Jun 15
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  24. Insurance plan - What to open?
    That's perfectly fine. But is there a need to do Q3 one month so soon? Otherwise - 5D, 14D, 3Q (30D).
    Jun 11
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  25. Fracture - Significant Change
    Same scenario applies
    Jun 4
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information


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