The October 2020 MDS Changes: What’s the Impact?
February 20, 2020
CMS has released the draft MDS item sets for October 1, 2020. While the removal of Section G is the most significant change, there are also multiple new items as well as changes to existing ones. This presentation will review the changes, with the expected impact on Skilled Nursing Facility reimbursement, quality reporting, and care planning. We will discuss facility processes that may be affected by the changes, and how your interdisciplinary processes may need to adjust to be ready for October 1.
- Outline the major changes to the Minimum Data Set (MDS) effective October 1, 2020
- Discuss the effect of the changes to facility reimbursement, quality reporting, and care planning
- Identify facility assessment and documentation processes that will be affected by the changes
NOTE: CEU credits are provided for live sessions only. On-demand, recorded sessions are provided for educational benefit and do not offer CEU certification.
Jennifer Gross, BSN, RAC-CT, CPHIMS
Senior Healthcare Specialist, PointRight