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Q&A: A Medicare Part A resident discharged to the hospital, but we did not complete the Medicare Part A PPS discharge assessment. Should I go back and modify?
Q&A: When would it be appropriate for the resident not to attend the care plan meeting according to the new regulations?
Q&A: I missed a quarterly almost two months ago. I have scheduled the quarterly to be completed as soon as possible. What else do I need to do?
Q&A: Therapy picked up a resident for only three days. Do I need a Start of Therapy Assessment (SOT)?
Q&A: We learned that a resident was enrolled in a Managed Medicare plan prior to admitting to our facility after submitting admission assessments. Should assessments that were previously submitted?
Q&A: Should I code a restraint in section P for a self-releasing seat belt or reclining chair?
Q&A: After completing and submitting the admission/5-day, 14-day, and 30-day, we found out that the resident was enrolled in a managed care plan prior to admitting to our facility. Should I modify the Admission/PPS 5-day and inactivate the PPS 14-day?
Q&A: For section E coding, do I code resident behaviors that affect others including staff or only other residents?
Q&A: When a resident under traditional Medicare Part A is discharged to hospital (unplanned), is it necessary to combine an NPE with the OBRA discharge RA?
Q&A: Are new therapy evaluations required after a readmission from an acute hospital stay?
Q&A: When a Medicare A resident discharges home on the same day as admission, can we bill for this day?
Q&A: Is it ethical to have a Medicare Part A resident purchase and supply her own medications while on a skilled stay?
Q&A: If a resident wanders safely in a locked unit and the wandering is care planned, is it still coded on the MDS in section E0900?
Q&A: Our facility has a Medicare Part A resident who qualified for RHA on the 5-day assessment, but the index maximized to a nursing RUG. Does this start the COT cycle?
Q&A: When do I schedule the Part A PPS Discharge Assessment and the OBRA Discharge Assessment for a resident who discharged two days after the last covered day?
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