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  1. ICD 10
    Try icd10data.com
    Jul 21
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  2. ICD-10
    Knowledge of the person who enters the diagnosis code first is paramount. The MDS pulls these codes and the biller pulls from the MDS. Your therapist should be knowledgeable also since they enter...
    Jul 1
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  3. Non surgical dressing
    Non-Surgical dressings defined, RAI p M-40 "This category may include but is not limited to: dry gauze dressings, dressings moistened with saline or other solutions, transparent dressings …"
    Jul 1
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  4. Messed up ARD?
    OMRA is Other Medicare Required Assm't - COT, SOT, EOT so you meant OBRA (Adm, Annual, Quarterly, etc) Insurances, like Medicare Advantage organizations, only require the HIPPS code (Z0100A)...
    Jun 19
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  5. Qualifying for Medicare A - Talino, can you help?
    http://www.medicare.gov/publications/pubs/pdf/10153.pdf Start on p17
    Jun 8
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  6. Qualifying for Medicare A - Talino, can you help?
    The 60-Day wellness period began 1/23/15 when resident stopped receiving a skilled service. Granting the resident never received skilled care thereafter or was not hospitalized on or prior to...
    Jun 8
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  7. Med A start
    Granting the Medicare coverage requirement is satisfied, the Medicare start date does not have to be the same as the entry date. Enter the Medicare start date in A2400B. You can also check if the...
    May 13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  8. Human Immunoglobulin
    Human IgG is a biological, therefore, it is.
    May 12
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  9. Med A end of stay
    4/7 see exact situation Example A-30
    Apr 8
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  10. New CVA - Is it Sig. change
    Probably no. As with all SCSA, a documentation of an IDCP team deliberation is beneficial.
    Mar 31
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  11. HELP! Discharged 1 day after admission
    Since resident was in the facility at midnight, you get paid for the day of admission. Combine a 5-day and the DC. Capture applicable items received while in hospital. You will get paid the...
    Mar 29
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  12. 24 Hour Observation
    DC / REENTRY / 5D Required Less than 24 hours but hospital admits. More than 24 hrs on observation, even hospital does not admit
    Mar 24
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  13. 24 Hour Observation
    Correct!
    Mar 24
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  14. MD visits
    Only the ones specified in the RAI pp O-43, O-44
    Mar 17
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  15. Short Stay
    This may qualify as a Medicare Short Stay Assessment. Read the guideline RAI p6-30 and make sure you meet all the 8 conditions. Choose "YES" in the MDS Z0100C.
    Mar 13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  16. Gtube and 60 day wellness rule.
    Yes, and a new 3-day hosp. stay is not even required.
    Mar 12
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  17. Gtube and 60 day wellness rule.
    As long as the resident is receiving: Calories = 51% or more per day or Calories = 26% to 50% AND 501cc or more of fluids per day ... through enteral feeding, the care remains at skilled...
    Mar 11
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  18. CMI Score
    PPS Calculator | SYNERTX Contract Rehab | SYNERTX Rehab
    Feb 24
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  19. Entry and DC same day.
    You can submit both at the same time. You may get a warning. Or submit the entry first then the DC on the next submission.
    Feb 19
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  20. Counting breathing treatment days/min's
    Correct! Before we go further, do the staff nurses meet the definition of a "trained respiratory nurse"? "Respiratory therapy services include coughing, deep breathing, heated nebulizers,...
    Feb 13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  21. Vision in care plan
    Similar goals you would apply to a severely impaired cognition Risks factors: Accidents / injuries Isolation, deprivation of psychosocial stimulation Loss or deprivation of ADL functions...
    Feb 13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  22. Gtube - IVF?
    If the GT or IVF is not used for nutrition or hydration, it cannot be captured. Albeit flushing is simply to keep the tube patent, the amount of fluids used to flush the tubes, GT or IV, should be...
    Feb 6
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  23. Functional ROM
    Yes. The limitation does not have to be a result of injury or a neurological problem. Whenever a condition affects an ADL function during the lookback period and puts the resident at risk for injury...
    Feb 2
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  24. Medicare A Eligibility?
    Direct Skilled Nursing Services to Patients pp 31-32 Although there is no specific reference to an unstageable or arterial ulcers other than the application of prescribed medications and aseptic...
    Dec 24, '14
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  25. Cdiff and med A- would you skill?
    Resident presents with a mild symptom of the disease. The services provided do not meet a skilled level of care.
    Dec 24, '14
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information


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