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Q&A: A Medicare Part A resident left against medical advice and returned two days later. Would this be an interrupted stay?
Q&A: What are acceptable diagnoses for urinary foleys?
Q&A: If a resident discharges to the hospital and returns within the interrupted stay window, what date should the Medicare Start Date A2400B be entered as?
Q&A: If the physician diagnoses a resident with morbid obesity, but the dietitian disagrees, should the diagnosis be coded on the MDS?
Q&A: Are five distinct days of therapy required for the initial 5-Day assessment for new admissions to qualify for the therapy skilled services?
Q&A: Could I set the ARD of an IPA for a previous calendar day if our facility determined that day would be the most beneficial?
Q&A: How do I code the primary diagnosis on the UB-04 for a Medicare Part A resident?
Q&A: How will the new regulations regarding billing 97530 (therapeutic activities) and 97150 (therapeutic procedures) on the same day as PT and OT evaluations impact Part B therapy billing?
Q&A: What is the purpose of ranking/sequencing ICD-10 codes on the UB-04?
Q&A: How do I code A2400 on a discharge assessment when it is an interrupted stay?
Q&A: I have a resident who went on a Medicaid therapeutic leave for the holidays. What assessments are required?
Q&A: What qualifies for skilled nursing?
Q&A: Is there a list or quick resource as to which ICD-10-CM codes MUST show on the UB-04?
Q&A: For subsequent skilled Medicare stays, in J2100 are we able to count that surgery prior to "admit" or are we only looking at the most recent "entry" date?
Q&A: If a resident had IV antibiotics in the hospital and they are captured on the 5-Day MDS, can it be counted as “while a resident”?
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