In our blog post ADL Coding: Where Does the Confusion Begin? we reviewed ADL Coding and the two assist levels seemingly with the most confusion on coding: Limited Assistance and Extensive Assistance. Today, we are going to take this conversation to a stratospheric level of critical thinking.
The Federal Government is hot to trot on defining and depicting patient outcomes with a direct impact on SNF payment as a result of improvement. The essential question that every facility should be asking:
Is the MDS an Effective Tool to Measure Improvement?