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Q&A: How do I capture that therapy treatment since the IPA does not ask any skilled therapy questions?
Q&A: Can I code isolation when a resident is transported out to dialysis three times each week?
Q&A: Can the principal diagnosis be changed during a Medicare skilled stay, then be changed back once therapy is completed and the resident is back on Medicaid?
Q&A: Why is it suggested that I do not use a cheat-sheet for diagnoses that we commonly see in the SNF?
Q&A: Do the OBRA assessment schedules stay the same or does it all switch to just one assessment period for the whole stay unless we do the Interim Payment Assessment (IPA)?
Q&A: I have read and heard in multiple webinars and trainings that a dietitian can provide the diagnosis of obesity. Is this true?
Q&A: How does the MDS reflect when therapy has discharged or missed three days under PDPM?
Q&A: Can I set the ARD of a Significant Change in Status Assessment (SCSA) on the same day as the Interim Payment Assessment (IPA)?
Q&A: Can we use a "Z" code as a primary diagnosis?
Q&A: If a Medicare Part A resident returns during the interruption window, following a discharge return not anticipated, is a new OBRA Admission assessment required?
Q&A: What is the primary ICD-10-CM code to use when a resident has weakness related to sepsis, but the sepsis is resolved prior to SNF admission?
Q&A: Will the Medicare Physician Certification process will be changing as of October 1?
Q&A: For residents admitted during the last week of September, how would we schedule the admission and 5-day assessments?
Q&A: Do you need a certified dietician to complete section K of the MDS and care plans?
Q&A: Is there a regulation or requirement for the completion of a therapy evaluation on admission for a Medicare Part A resident?
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