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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?
Q&A: I have a resident that was discharged to the hospital the same day as he planned to discharge from Medicare A. What assessments are required?
Q&A: If you have a resident who admits to the SNF with a hip fracture that a pin was put in, do you use a Z code in your list of diagnoses?
Q&A: For the transitional IPA, if we use an ARD of 10/7 and the payment starts on the ARD for an IPA, how will we be paid for the first 6 days?
Challenge Question: What Body Max Index (BMI) can qualify for the Morbid Obesity Diagnosis (1 point) under the NTA component of PDPM?
Q&A: Does the primary diagnosis that physical therapy and occupational therapy use need to match the primary ICD-10 code used by nursing?
Q&A: I received a survey tag related to inaccurate ADLs for coding section G directly from CNA documentation. How can I incorporate a staff interview when I am completing this section after the ARD?
Q&A: How will the 30-day window rule work under PDPM with the new Interrupted Stay Policy?
Q&A: Resident admitted status post lumbar laminectomy due to lumbar spinal stenosis with neurogenic claudication, what would the primary diagnosis be?
Q&A: Do we need written proof from the pharmacist that drug regimen/reconciliation took place for new Medicare Part A residents?
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