Nursing, Nutritional, & NTA Services (MDS Sections J, K, M, O)
This 1.25-hour webinar (the last of a 6-webinar series) will review services reported in MDS sections H, J, K, M, and O that impact the Nursing, SLP, and NTA components under PDPM. RAI coding requirements will be emphasized with focus on ARD scheduling considerations and ongoing monitoring of conditions and services that may warrant completion of the Interim Payment Assessment (IPA).
- Review services provided that may impact the Nursing, SLP, or NTA components under PDPM
- Understand RAI coding requirements and look-back periods for specific items to promote optimal ARD selection and supportive documentation
- Develop systems for ongoing monitoring and reporting of changes in condition and/or services that may warrant IPA completion
Eleisha Wilkes, RN, RAC-CT, Clinical Consultant
Eleisha Wilkes is a Registered Nurse and AANAC certified MDS consultant 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. Eleisha specializes in MDS validation audits, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement compliance, competency-based staff education programs, and works with clients extensively to facilitate SNF/NF survey readiness including Phase 1-3 Requirements of Participation compliance. She has presented extensively on the Patient Driven Payment Model and nursing facility readiness under the new reimbursement system. She now serves as an RN Clinical Consultant with Proactive Medical Review & Consulting, LLC.
Kristen Walden, RN, MSN, RAC-CT, Clinical Consultant
Kristen Walden brings twenty-five years of experience as a corporate clinical and reimbursement nurse, DON, and QA Nurse with expertise in driving nursing compliance, implementing software solutions, MDS/RAC skill development, and systems improvement for Five Star, clinical quality and reimbursement. She specializes in teaching clinical problem solving and advancing quality operations for consistent outcomes.
Who Should Attend?
- MDS staff
- Staff Development
All participants are eligible for up to 1.25 CEUs. Proactive Medical Review will report an equal amount of NAB credit for primary registrants for whom NAB #s are provided.
LAIN and IHPCO Members will pay $75. Non-members will pay $125. (LAIN Samaritan Alliance members will pay $38.)