Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Documentation

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Diane Buckley, BSN, RN, RAC-CT, CHC
Conference Date
Wed, Apr 13, 2016
60 minutes
Product Description

Review the Critical Elements of Skilled Nursing Documentation


Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Documentation coupled with MDS 3.0 accuracy is essential for ensuring correct reimbursement for Medicare under the scrutiny of review. Limited documentation of the medical necessity of skilled services may result in denials for Medicare Part A service providers.

This session by expert speaker Diane Buckley, BSN, RN, RAC-CT, CHC, will provide you a detailed overview of Medicare entitlement, coverage and eligibility criteria with examples of supporting and non-supporting skilled nursing documentation. The presentation will culminate in a review of the critical elements of Skilled Nursing Documentation to support Skilled Medicare Part A coverage criteria. This is a must-attend presentation for all the nursing staffs.

Session Highlights:

  • Nursing Documentation to Support Rehabilitation Services
  • Documenting Teaching and Training
  • The relationship between duty and documentation
  • Learning to summarize universal documentation guidelines
  • Determining skilled care
  • Composing clinical documentation that supports Medicare Part A skilled care
  • Identifying skilled care terminologies
  • RUG-IV: Key things to teach

Session Snapshot:

  • Medicare Coverage
    • History
    • Medicare Entitlement
    • Medicare Eligibility
    • Medicare Coverage Criteria
  • Overview
    • Skilled Care Criteria (identification of skilled care)
    • Systems Assessments
    • ADL discussion incorporated into nurses notes
    • Admission
    • Daily Notes (Shift)
  • Education
    • ANA Standards
    • Medicare and legal requirements
    • Professional standards and expectations
  • Duty of Care
    • Examples of nursing breach of duty
    • Legal duty of nurses
  • Documentation
    • Quality Clinical Documentation
    • 4 Primary purposes of documentation
    • Critical Elements
    • Documentation to support the MDS
  • Skilled Care
    • Skilled service categories
    • Observation and assessment
    • Management and evaluation of a care plan
    • Teaching and Training

Who should attend?

  • Nursing Staff
  • MDS Coordinators
  • Nursing Management
  • Administrators
  • Social Workers

Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.

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Diane Buckley - Home Care Billing Expert

Diane Buckley BSN, RN, RAC-CT, CHC, is Vice President of Corporate Compliance at Harmony Healthcare International a nationally recognized, premier Healthcare Consulting firm specializing in C.A.R.E. (Compliance, Audits and Analysis, Reimbursement and Regulatory, Education and Efficiency). Diane is certified in Healthcare Compliance. She coordinates all aspects of HIPAA Audits, Risk Analysis, Incident Monitoring and Procedural Education. She is involved in Quality Assurance, Training New Consultants, Reviewing Client Reports...   More Info
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