Compliance • Audits/Analysis • Reimbursement/Regulatory • Education/Efficiency
Many SNF Providers are asking how they will report on the upcoming Quality Measure Data for Functional Assessments. They are seeking guidance on questions like:
- “Who is in charge of collecting the information?”
- “Who should code this section of the MDS?”
- “How will we get the necessary documentation in the medical record during the appropriate time frames?
SSHarmony Healthcare International (HHI) is constantly reinforcing the importance of preparing and training all staff members on the definitions and coding requirements of Section GG. Although Section GG is incorporated into the MDS, it has unique parameters that differ from the traditional Section G process. From our years of onsite auditing and troubleshooting, we know that the best methods for success include these five steps: