1/8/19 Moving Mountains PDPM: Effective Systems and Coding of Section GG

January 8, 2019 from 9:30 am – 10:45 am HST

OverviewRegistration/Continuing Education

Course Description:

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.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the intent and rational of Section GG Self-Care and Mobility items.
  2. Understand the Section GG function scoring for PDPM
  3. Describe a process for establishing IDT collaboration for appropriate 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

Speakers

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.

All webinar sessions have been recorded and are available for purchase through Proactive Medical Review.

ANCC (nursing) contact hours can be earned for viewing the archived sessions and completing the requirements, including the HAH Evaluation, for up to two (2) years from the date of the live webinar; NAB (nursing home administrators) contact hours can be earned for up to one (1) year from the date of the live webinar.

Each archived webinar is $149 (go to Proactive Medical Review); registrants who purchased the live session may receive a discount code from HAH for 50% off the archived session rate.

To receive a Certificate of Completion, participants must register and pay for the webinar through Proactive Medical Review and complete the corresponding HAH evaluation through SurveyMonkey.  Questions? Send an email to lhenning@hah.org.

CE Disclosures:

NAB Approved Contact Hours 1.25 each session (see disclosure above)

Valid for live webinar and archived webinar: 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.

State licensure boards have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses.
There is no conflict of interest for any planner or presenter with this learning activity.