Tag: admission

Ask the expert: OBRA requirements

Q: I work in a short-term facility. Is an admission assessment done only if a resident is in facility for 14 days or longer? A: Yes, the OBRA admission assessment is required to be completed by day 14. If the resident does not stay 14 days, then the RAI User’s Manual recommends saving any portion […]

Ask the expert: PEG tube coverage

Q: Can a resident who has had a PEG tube in place at home, with a valid 3-day hospital stay and covered for skilled services, have an EOT and continue her coverage for a PEG tube? This resident is receiving 26% calories and 501cc fluid via tube. Would the fact that she has had the […]

Ask the expert: Late assessments

Q: I have a Medicare Part A resident. We combined a 5-day assessment and an admission assessment set on the 8th day. We didn’t know that the admission assessment needs to be closed by the 14th day of admission. We thought that we could finish the assessment after 14 days of the ARD which is the […]