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Live Webinar

September 22, 2017

10 AM -11:30 AM

MDS 10-1-2017 Changes

  • Revised/New Section N (Medications) and P (Alarms)
  • Definition changes/clarifications: UTI, Fall, edentulous
  • Section GG clarifications
  • Rule of 3 Algorithm changes
  • Coding Pneumonia vaccinations
  • Look Back period clarification
  • Section M: Skin


CMS has released over 437 pages of changes to the RAI Manual effective 10-1-2017.

There are new questions/sections added in Section N (Medications) and Section P (Alarms).

There are numerous clarification/definition changes including:

  •  Look back period   
  •  Rule of 3 Algorithm   
  •  Section GG examples   
  •  Self catherization   
  •  UTI definition   
  •  Intercepted fall clarification   
  •  Edentulous definition  
  •  Section M skin   
  • Pneumonia vaccination coding

In this 90 minute webinar we will discuss the major changes and clarifications.

Cost: $125 per facility (one phone/internet access)

Presenter: Theresa Lang, RN, BSN, WCC Vice President Clinical Consulting, Specialized Medical Services, Inc., AHIMA Approved ICD-10 Trainer.

When:  September 22, 2017 10:00AM-11:30AM   

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