Q: If someone is on Hospice and a hospice worker gives that person a bath, which they do in our building, we were instructed that we cannot take credit for it on the MDS—so would we code it not assessed? Doesn’t make much sense, being that it is not one of the late loss ADLs […]
Category: MDS 2.0
Regulatory Specialist, Diane brown, answers a reader’s question about significant change criteria.
Regulatory Specialist, Diane Brown, answers a reader’s question about dealing with a resident who does not have a social security number.
Guest blogger, Jennifer Butt, discusses when to code side rails as restraints on the MDS.
During today’s RUG-IV National Provider Call, CMS provided listeners with important information regarding the transition from the MDS 2.0 and RUG-III to the MDS 3.0 and RUG-IV.
Guest blogger, Jennifer A. Butt, discusses drawing a resident’s blood and whether or not they can capture that under injections.
Regulatory Specialist, Diane Brown, discusses how to code Section K of the MDS.
Our guest blogger answers a visitor’s question about coding deep tissue injuries on the MDS 2.0.
Our guest blogger answers a visitor’s question about coding one-time catheterizations on the MDS 3.0.
Our guest blogger answers a visitor’s question about coding dextrose in Section P of the MDS.