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Medicare Minute: COVID ICD-10

Posted by Kris Mastrangelo, OTR/L, LNHA, MBA on Wed, May 20, 2020

C.A.R.E.S.

Compliance • Audits/Analysis • Reimbursement/Regulatory/RehabEducation/Efficiency • Survey

 


Medicare Minute with Kris Mastrangelo: COVID ICD-10

COVID019 ICD-10-WEB
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Topics: Skilled Nursing, COVID-19

Medicare Minute: Spell of Illness

Posted by Kris Mastrangelo, OTR/L, LNHA, MBA on Wed, May 13, 2020

C.A.R.E.S.

Compliance • Audits/Analysis • Reimbursement/Regulatory/RehabEducation/Efficiency • Survey

 


Medicare Minute with Kris Mastrangelo: Spell of Illness

Spell of Illness-WEB

 

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Topics: Skilled Nursing, COVID-19

Medicare Minute: 3 Night Qualifying Stay

Posted by Kris Mastrangelo, OTR/L, LNHA, MBA on Fri, May 08, 2020

C.A.R.E.S.

Compliance • Audits/Analysis • Reimbursement/Regulatory/RehabEducation/Efficiency • Survey

 


Medicare Minute with Kris Mastrangelo: 3 Night Qualifying Stay

3NightQualifyingStay-WEB
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Topics: Skilled Nursing, COVID-19

Medicare Minute: Skilling the COVID-19 Patient

Posted by Kris Mastrangelo, OTR/L, LNHA, MBA on Fri, Apr 24, 2020

C.A.R.E.S.

Compliance • Audits/Analysis • Reimbursement/Regulatory/Rehab • Education/Efficiency Survey


Medicare Minute with Kris Mastrangelo: Skilling the COVID-19 Patient

Skilling the COVID-19 Patient
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Topics: Skilled Nursing, COVID-19

Keep Dementia Training Front of Mind

Posted by Kris Mastrangelo, OTR/L, LNHA, MBA on Fri, Jun 13, 2014

Keep Dementia Training Front of Mind:  Harmony often discusses clinical review of individual patient interventions with the rehabilitation and nursing team regarding identification, assessment, and management of patients with advanced dementia.  While treatment of low functioning, demented, or long term patients is challenging, Harmony believes that with increased training regarding targeted strategies, this particular group of residents will benefit greatly from skilled interventions. There are three levels of Rehabilitation that meets skilled criteria in the SNF setting.

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Topics: SNF, Therapy, Nursing, Dementia, Skilled Nursing, Skilled Therapy, Rehabilitation, Alzheimer's, patient intervention

Improve the Accuracy in Coding of Section G; ADL Functional Status

Posted by Kris Mastrangelo, OTR/L, LNHA, MBA on Wed, Jul 31, 2013

One of the most frequently asked questions during our facility site visits is about how to improve the accuracy in coding of Section G; ADL Functional Status.  The answer is always education, education, education!  Staff turnover and "urban myths" about coding are two barriers that make frequent education a must.  

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Topics: Legislation, Documentation, Medicare, Therapy, CMS, Skilled Nursing

Medicare Meeting (Beneficiary Review Meeting)- Medicare Minute

Posted by The Harmony Team on Wed, Mar 07, 2012

Medicare Meeting - Medicare Minute

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Topics: Medicare, Medicare Part A, ADL, Skilled Nursing

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