TITLE

MDS MONITOR. MDS assessment accuracy and quality outcome success

AUTHOR(S)
HOHLBEIN, LISA
PUB. DATE
September 2015
SOURCE
Long-Term Living: For the Continuing Care Professional;Sep/Oct2015, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the Minimum Data Set (MDS) tool for assessing the health status and determining care options, reimbursement and quality outcomes for residents in a skilled nursing facility (SNF). Topics covered are the importance of accurate encoding according to the Resident Assessement Instrument (RAI) rules, a warning on errors that can compromise quality measures (QM) and the imperative for early detection of residents at risk and with urgent needs for therapy interventions.
ACCESSION #
110187925

 

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