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March Events: MDS Workshops with Judy Wilhide Brandt

March Events: MDS Workshops with Judy Wilhide Brandt

We are excited to again partner with Judy Wilhide Brandt to host a series of MDS Workshops in March designed specifically for MDS coordinators and others who need to know more about the ins and outs of MDS. Both workshops will be held at the VHCA-VCAL Office in Richmond. Space is limited so register your staff today!

MDS Basic Part I Workshop
March 10-11, 2020

Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to the RAI Process
  • Role of the MDS in the LTC Survey Process
  • Line-by-Line Coding Instructions for crucial sections typically done by the MDSC, Interview Skills, MDS Sections G, H, I, J, M, N, O, and P
  • Care Area Assessments (CAA) and Care Planning

MDS Basic Part II Workshop
March 31-April 1, 2020

Topics Covered:

  • Quality Measures
  • Five-Star Rating System
  • SNF Value Based Purchasing
  • SNF QRP, including coding for sections only on Medicare assessments for QRP and the Part A PPS Discharge
  • Medicare PDPM
  • Medicare in a SNF
  • Virginia State Case Mix