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Q&A: Will Discharge assessments need to be completed immediately upon discharge to ensure accurate PBJ census reporting for the Five-Star staffing calculation?
Q&A: We completed a SCSA with hospice election. Now, three months later, the resident has a notable decline. Is another SCSA required?
Q&A: Who should complete section GG and when? I am hearing conflicting advice.
Q&A: What is the Medicare lifetime reserve and can a resident use this in the SNF?
Q&A: How do I interpret the percentages on the CASPER Review and Correct Report for SNF QRP measures?
Q&A: Is a SCSA required for an acquired stage three pressure ulcer?
Q&A: What programs are other facilities using to reduce antipsychotics?
Q&A: Is a baseline care plan required for a respite resident?
Q&A: When a resident unexpectedly decides to go home, is there a specified time frame that would make the discharge unplanned?
Q&A: For a short-stay Medicare payment, is it required that at least one therapy discipline provides treatment on the last day?
Q&A: Can staff interview notes be used for ADL scoring?
Q&A: When the new Survey Matrix form refers to the date of admission, is it asking about only new admissions?
Q&A: Our software system automatically populates therapy diagnoses codes to I8000. Do I leave these on even if they are not active within the last 7 days?
Q&A: How should I code A0410 on PPS assessments that are not submitted because a resident is on a Medicare Advantage plan?
Q&A: Surveyors are requesting proof that the baseline care plan summary was provided to the resident representative. What are the details of requirement to provide it?
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