This webinar will focus on effective systems for gathering data and documenting function to support coding decisions for the MDS 3.0 Section GG. The webinar will include review of Section GG items used to determine PDPM function scores and how those scores are calculated as well as how to establish interdisciplinary approaches to ensure accurate assessment and coding of Section GG items.
Target Audience: MDS Nurses, Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing, Nurse Managers, Nursing Home Administrators, Nursing staff and leaders, Therapy staff and leaders
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Amie Martin, OTR/L, CHC, RAC-CT, Principal Consultant & Director of Operations
Amie is an occupational therapist with over twenty years of experience serving in long term care rehabilitation leadership positions and as a clinical program specialist. She is certified in healthcare compliance through the Health Care Compliance Association. She has successfully partnered with post-acute care and rehabilitation service providers to improve clinical outcomes, compliance programs, medical record documentation, and to reduce error rates under medical review. Working with legal counsel to prepare defensive arguments and provide expert witness testimony, she has defended rehabilitation providers under large volume ZPIC and RAC government audits, recovering reimbursement on denied claims. Amie’s recent publications include articles for the American Occupational Therapy Association, American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC), American College of Health Care Administrators, and the American Health Lawyers Association. She has presented extensively to SNF health care associations and national groups such as NARA (National Association of Rehabilitation Providers and Agencies) and AANAC on documentation and Medical Review related topics.
Eleisha Wilkes, RN, RAC-CT, Clinical Consultant
Eleisha Wilkes is a Registered Nurse with over fifteen years of experience in long term care. She has served as a Director of Nursing, Case Manager and Resident Assessment Coordinator with extensive responsibility and success in driving QA in the areas of person-centered assessment and care planning through effective systems, staff development, and interdisciplinary team collaboration. She now serves as an RN Clinical Consultant with Proactive Medical Review & Consulting, LLC.
NAB Approved Contact Hours 1.25 each session
This continuing nursing education activity was approved by Oregon Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation for 1.25 contact hours. Approval valid through 01/08/2021. OCEAN ID #2019-1.
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