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by MDSRN15 MDSRN15 (Member) Member

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Experts,

Please confirm if Section J:1400 - Prognosis should be checked-off when MD orders hospice admission.

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Talino specializes in ER CCU MICU SICU LTC/SNF.

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Under the hospice program benefit regulations, a physician is required to document in the medical record a life expectancy of less than 6 months, so if a resident is on hospice the expectation is that the documentation is in the medical record. RAI, pJ-24

Only then will you code J1400 = 1

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