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  1. 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
  2. Human Immunoglobulin
    Human IgG is a biological, therefore, it is.
    May 12
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  3. Med A end of stay
    4/7 see exact situation Example A-30
    Apr 8
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 24 Hour Observation
    Correct!
    Mar 24
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  8. MD visits
    Only the ones specified in the RAI pp O-43, O-44
    Mar 17
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  9. 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
  10. Gtube and 60 day wellness rule.
    Yes, and a new 3-day hosp. stay is not even required.
    Mar 12
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  11. 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
  12. CMI Score
    PPS Calculator | SYNERTX Contract Rehab | SYNERTX Rehab
    Feb 24
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. Did you know this on Humana patients?
    I concur. The MAO responsibility will only resume the following month, provided the skilled care requirements in the SNF are met. This is a very good "heads up" allezel!
    Dec 13, '14
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  21. Med A Skill
    ]Technically, no since the 60-day wellness period was never achieved. This is no different with a resident who is on a continuous tube feeding. Check with your Medicare biller. When a resident...
    Nov 18, '14
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  22. Med A Skill
    When you say she had a 60-day wellness period, does that mean the St IV sacral ulcer you initially provided skilled service was resolved or reduced to a St II or less? If this ulcer hasn't changed in...
    Nov 18, '14
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  23. ADL and rehab
    Capture Transfers out of bed and back, and transfers occurring while on Rehab. Walking while not on resident's unit is not captured.
    Oct 27, '14
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  24. Omitted POA PU on last Quarterly
    If the omission did not result in resolving or discontinuing the care plan and other interventions related to the pressure ulcer, you can simply create and submit a correction: modification.
    Oct 20, '14
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  25. SOT setting ARD
    RUG AAA may just be a result of an incomplete or incorrect data entry. Check all section/items are completed SO400C4 = must be 5, 6, or 7 (depending on ARD) SO400C6 = must be ongoing SO420 =...
    Oct 2, '14
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information


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