Q: Here is a situation for you. Resident admitted: 03/08/2013 M5 ARD: 3/15/2013 A/M14 ARD: 3/20/2013 (Therapy RUG) D/C-re-entry less than 24 hrs, EOT ARD = 3/24/2013 (NSG level) with resumption on 3/25/2013 Should I have a COT on 3/31/2013? I think the answer is yes, but could you clarify? A: I agree with you […]
Q: I have a scenario that I find a bit confusing: Admission: 12/13/12 M5: 12/20/12 M14: 12/27/12 M30: 1/9/13 MD ordered home rehab: 1/11/13 EOT DONE 1/13/13 EOT-R: 1/14 then on 1/20/13 When would the COT be? Can these dates be correct? A: The ARD dates in the scenario are within the allowable timeframes, providing […]
Regulatory Specialist Diane Brown answers a visitor’s question about COT OMRA completion requirements.
CMS recently released a clarification memo that addresses certain SNF PPS payment and assessment completion policies, including instances when assessments are not combined properly.
Q: I process the Medicare claims for a SNF and I am trying to understand the ARD vs. completion date vs. submission date. I understand the Entry Assessment and Death in Facility Assessment must be completed within 7 days of entry/death and submitted within 14 days of completion. I also understand that the admission assessment […]
Our guest blogger, Joel VanEaton, discusses COT completion requirements following a resident discharge.
Regulatory Specialist Diane Brown answers a visitor’s question about COT use.
Regulatory Specialist Diane Brown answers a visitor’s question about BIMS interviews and the COT OMRA.
Our guest blogger, Joel VanEaton, discusses the COT OMRA and index maximization.
Our guest blogger, Joel VanEaton, discusses discharges and the EOT-R.