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Q&A: If a resident has wounds from lying on the floor for more than 24 hours after a fall at home, would the wounds be considered trauma or pressure ulcers?
Q&A: I mistakenly submitted a 5-day assessment with an ARD on a skip day. Can I modify the assessment and change the ARD to the day after the skip day?
Q&A: Our policy is to place all residents admitted with IV antibiotics on isolation due to possible infection, can I code isolation on the MDS if they do not have active signs and symptoms of an infection?
Q&A: Do I adjust the next COT checkpoint for a resident that went out on a LOA?
Q&A: Will Medicare Part B cover the Prevnar 13 vaccine if the resident has previously received the Pneumovax vaccine?
Q&A: Therapy ended before the COT checkpoint, but the last covered day of Medicare was the day after the checkpoint and an EOT was not completed. Was the COT still needed?
Q&A: Does the evaluation day of therapy, if no treatment is provided, count as a distinct day of therapy is section O?
Q&A: A resident discharged back to the hospital on day two of the Medicare A stay. Should I do a short-stay assessment?
Q&A: I missed setting a 14-day/COT seven days ago, can I still open the assessment?
Q&A: Medicare Part A resident expired while at the ER, do I need to complete the PPS Part A Discharge Assessment?
Q&A: Therapy provided less than 15 minutes on one day, I know I cannot count the day, but do I still include the minutes in total minutes provided in the 7-day look-back?
Q&A: Can orders from a facility hired Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant be counted in Section O?
Q&A: I had heard, but cannot find in the RAI User’s Manual, that orders from a facility hired Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) or Physician Assistant (PA) cannot be counted in Section O (O0700 Physician Orders). Can you please clarify?
Q&A: Can a resident receiving tube feeding qualify for a new Medicare benefit period?
Q&A: Can I complete and sign for MDSs in another state?
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