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Team MDS Consultants shining bright at the AAPACN 2024! Grateful for the chance to connect, learn, and share insights with healthcare leaders and professionals. 

#AAPACN2024
#MDSCONSULTANTS
#HealthcareInnovation

Team MDS Consultants shining bright at the AAPACN 2024! Grateful for the chance to connect, learn, and share insights with healthcare leaders and professionals.

#AAPACN2024
#mdsconsultants
#HealthcareInnovation
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4 days ago
The Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Provider Preview Reports have been updated and are now available. These reports contain provider performance scores for quality measures, which will be published on Care Compare and Provider Data Catalog (PDC) during the July 2024 refresh. The data contained within the Preview Reports are based on quality assessment data submitted by SNFs from Quarter 4, 2022 through Quarter 3, 2023. https://cstu.io/16bab7

The Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Provider Preview Reports have been updated and are now available. These reports contain provider performance scores for quality measures, which will be published on Care Compare and Provider Data Catalog (PDC) during the July 2024 refresh. The data contained within the Preview Reports are based on quality assessment data submitted by SNFs from Quarter 4, 2022 through Quarter 3, 2023. cstu.io/16bab7 ... See MoreSee Less

5 days ago
How often does the team contemplate why a Quality Measure (QM) flags? Join us on April 23rds webinar at 11am EST as we take the mystery out of commonly questioned quality measures by identifying hidden clues. https://cstu.io/ef8643

How often does the team contemplate why a Quality Measure (QM) flags? Join us on April 23rd's webinar at 11am EST as we take the mystery out of commonly questioned quality measures by identifying hidden clues. cstu.io/ef8643 ... See MoreSee Less

6 days ago
Exciting News! MDS Consultants is happy to announce our participation in the South Carolina Healthcare Associations 2024 Annual Convention and Tradeshow from April 21, 2024  to April 24, 2024 !

Our Director of Education, Jessica Stucin, will be delivering a dynamic presentation on RAI System Management. Dont miss out on this invaluable session!

Be sure to visit us at Booth #311 to learn more about PDPM audits. See you there!.
#SCHCAConvention2024 #MDSConsultants #RAISystemManagement #Booth311

Exciting News! MDS Consultants is happy to announce our participation in the South Carolina Healthcare Association's 2024 Annual Convention and Tradeshow from April 21, 2024 to April 24, 2024 !

Our Director of Education, Jessica Stucin, will be delivering a dynamic presentation on RAI System Management. Don't miss out on this invaluable session!

Be sure to visit us at Booth #311 to learn more about PDPM audits. See you there!.
#SCHCAConvention2024 #MDSConsultants #RAISystemManagement #Booth311
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6 days ago
A calculation issue has been identified in the MDS 3.0 Facility-Level and Resident-Level QM Reports for the ADL Increased (N028.03) and Ability to Walk Independently Worsened (N035.04) measures reported on 4/3/2024. iQIES is currently working on resolving this issue. https://iqies.cms.gov/known-issues

A calculation issue has been identified in the MDS 3.0 Facility-Level and Resident-Level QM Reports for the ADL Increased (N028.03) and Ability to Walk Independently Worsened (N035.04) measures reported on 4/3/2024. iQIES is currently working on resolving this issue. iqies.cms.gov/known-issues ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago
The March update of Appendix B to the RAI 3.0 Users Manual contains changes to the list of State RAI Coordinators, MDS Automation Coordinators, and CMS locations and contacts. https://cstu.io/7088b9

The March update of Appendix B to the RAI 3.0 User's Manual contains changes to the list of State RAI Coordinators, MDS Automation Coordinators, and CMS locations and contacts. cstu.io/7088b9 ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago
04/01/24 Survey Resources-Updated pathways due to QSO-24-08-NH: 1. CMS-20054 Infection Prevention Control and Immunization; 2. CMS-20068 Urinary Catheter or UTI; 3. CMS-20070 Dental; 4. CMS-20071 Dialysis; 5. CMS-20078 Pressure Ulcer; 6. CMS-20081 Respiratory Care; 7. CMS-20093 Tube Feeding; CMS-807 (former file name was Surveyor Notes Worksheet) – made a fillable form. https://www.cms.gov/files/document/revision-history-ltc-survey-process-documents-and-files-updated-4/1/2024.pdf
https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/GuidanceforLawsAndRegulations/Nursing-Homes

04/01/24 Survey Resources-Updated pathways due to QSO-24-08-NH: 1. CMS-20054 Infection Prevention Control and Immunization; 2. CMS-20068 Urinary Catheter or UTI; 3. CMS-20070 Dental; 4. CMS-20071 Dialysis; 5. CMS-20078 Pressure Ulcer; 6. CMS-20081 Respiratory Care; 7. CMS-20093 Tube Feeding; CMS-807 (former file name was "Surveyor Notes Worksheet") – made a fillable form. www.cms.gov/files/document/revision-history-ltc-survey-process-documents-and-files-updated-4/1/20...
www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/GuidanceforLawsAndRegulations/Nursing-...
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2 weeks ago
What did OIG find?  In most (107 out of 126) of the facility-initiated discharge cases in our review, nursing homes discharged residents for allowable reasons; however, our review raises concerns about nursing homes’ understanding of and compliance with notice and documentation requirements for facility-initiated discharges. https://oig.hhs.gov/reports-and-publications/all-reports-and-publications/concerns-remain-about-safeguards-to-protect-residents-during-facility-initiated-discharges-from-nursing-homes/

What did OIG find? In most (107 out of 126) of the facility-initiated discharge cases in our review, nursing homes discharged residents for allowable reasons; however, our review raises concerns about nursing homes’ understanding of and compliance with notice and documentation requirements for facility-initiated discharges. oig.hhs.gov/reports-and-publications/all-reports-and-publications/concerns-remain-about-safeguard... ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago
Exciting News!  MDS Consultants will be exhibiting at the AAPACN Conference on April 10-13, 2024! 
Visit us at Booth #308 and learn about PDPM audits. 
Dont miss out – mark your calendars! 
#AAPACNConference #MDSConsultants #Booth308 #PDPM #LongTermCare #HealthcareExcellence

Exciting News! MDS Consultants will be exhibiting at the AAPACN Conference on April 10-13, 2024!
Visit us at Booth #308 and learn about PDPM audits.
Don't miss out – mark your calendars!
#AAPACNConference #MDSConsultants #Booth308 #PDPM #LongTermCare #HealthcareExcellence
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