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Clinical Category and Comorbid Conditions (MDS Sections I and J)


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Clinical Category and Comorbid Conditions (MDS Sections I and J)
January 24, 2020
2:30 pm EST

This 1.25-hour webinar will review MDS items in sections I and J used to determine the resident?s Clinical Category which directly impacts the PT, OT, and SLP case-mix groups as well as comorbidities that can further impact the SLP and NTA components under PDPM. ICD-10 mapping will be emphasized along with guidance on effective systems for ensuring ?active? diagnosis reporting in section I.

Each webinar will begin at 2:30 pm EST

January 24, 2020 - Clinical Category and Comorbid Conditions (MDS Sections I and J)y

15 minutes Review of MDS Section I and J items used to determine PDPM Clinical Category and report active conditions

5 minutes Review of CMS ICD-10 mapping tool

30 minutes Review of RAI Section I and J coding guidelines and examples with case studies showing PDPM per diem impact

20 minutes Best practices for identifying, reporting, and care planning for active conditions and diagnoses

5 minutes Closing comments/Q&A
Shelly Maffia, MSN, MBA, RN, LNHA, QCP, Director of Regulatory Services Shelly Maffia is a Registered Nurse and Nursing Home Administrator with over 15 years of experience serving in long term care leadership and consulting positions, including positions as Director of Nursing, Administrator, and Corporate Nurse Consultant and Training Positions. She earned the QAPI Certified Professional (QCP) credential from the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC), which was established to promote the highest standards for QAPI program implementation in the long-term care profession.

Continuing Education Credit:

Administrators: can earn 1.25 hours of continuing education credit by the National Association of Boards of Examiners

Individual attendance will be monitored throughout the call.

Only those attending the entire call will be awarded continuing education credit. All participants regardless of need for CEs, will receive a certificate of attendance. This course is considered a self-study course by Ohio BELTSS.

Administrators are reminded that BELTSS limits webinar credits to a total of ten (10.0) per renewal period.
How much does it cost?

Facilities will pay one low fee for an unlimited number of participants. However, the number and access code is valid only for one phone line/computer at the location registered with the Association. Any additional phone connections calling in will be billed the individual session registration fee.

Individual Session Fees:
Members: $55
Non Members: $130

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