Tag: 5-day assessment

CMS releases July 2021 OASIS quarterly Q&As

CMS answers questions about the 5-day assessment time frame and assessing ambulation at the start of care in the recently released OASIS Q&As. This update includes 13 questions offering guidance on things such as: When to assess self-care and mobility for GG items. What constitutes a valid referral for M0104. How to code GG0100C – […]

Ask the expert: 5-day assessment

Q: Is it necessary to complete an admission assessment and a separate 5-day assessment for residents with managed care that require RUGs for billing?  Since the admission assessment contains the same item set as the 5-day assessment is that enough for billing? A: Your software vendor should be able to assist you with this question. Technically, […]