MDS Updates: October 2019 RAI Manual Updates
September 23 • 2 pm - 3:30 pm CT
ABOUT THE WEBINAR
The PPS MDS 3.0 has been significantly revised to classify Medicare residents into the new Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) effective October 1, 2019. This webinar will introduce the new MDS items and identify existing items that have been added to the PPS item set and the new interim payment assessment. Our MDS expert will clarify new and revised coding instructions per the new RAI User’s Manual.
- Directors of Nursing
- Resident Care Managers
- MDS Coordinators
- Quality Improvement Staff
- other staff responsible for completing the MDS 3.0.
- Recognize the new PDPM Assessment Schedule.
- Examine the process and impact for late PPS assessments.
- Summarize RAI guidance for the PPS interrupted stay.
- Describe the coding instruction and significance of revisions to sections A, C, D, GG, I, and J.
- Identify the new MDS item Section J Patient Surgical History.
MEET THE PRESENTER
Judy Wilhide Brandt, RN, BA, CPC, QCP, RAC-MT, DNS-CT, Principal, Wilhide Consulting, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA
Judy Wilhide Brandt has more than 25 years in positions of increasing responsibility in nursing facilities as a nurse manager, executive, state surveyor, RAI manager for Virginia, and consultant. She is a master teacher for AANAC and a national expert on matters relating to the MDS and the prospective payment system. She is a certified professional coder in a unique position to explain ICD-10 coding for a skilled nursing facility under PDPM. She is the LeadingAge MDS Expert and principal of Wilhide Consulting based in Virginia Beach, VA, serving clients nationwide.
Registration fee includes electronic handout, one connection to the live webinar, and instructions for receiving CE/attendance certificate. A recording of this webinar is not included in the registration fee.
FEES (per line/connection)
LeadingAge Texas Member: $50
An additional $10 per person will be billed post-webinar for additional attendees seeking credit.
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ATTENDANCE & CANCELLATION POLICY
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- Because the fee is set per line/connection, please only register one person/main registrant if you have other persons viewing with you.
- 1 - 2 days prior to the webinar, you will receive an attendance report which will be used for any additional attendees viewing with you to receive continuing education credit.
- An additional $10 per person will be billed post-webinar for additional attendees seeking credit.
- No-shows will be billed. No refunds for failure to log-in at the time of the event.
- Registrations are fully transferable. Transfers must be submitted via email to Dorothy Ferrick no later than 48 hours prior to the Webinar.
- A full refund will be given to all cancellations received 10 or more business days prior to the program.
- A $10 administrative fee will be charged to all cancellations received six to nine business days prior to the program.
- No refunds will be given to cancellations received five or fewer business days prior to the program.
- LeadingAge Texas reserves the right to cancel the program due to insufficient enrollment in which case pre-registered participants will be notified and full refunds provided.
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