November 2021

02Nov2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.Skilled Nursing Documentation for PDPM Webinar SeriesWebinar

Event Details

As nursing homes experienced unprecedented staff turnover, the need became apparent to get “back to the essentials” and provide education related to essentials for the Minimum Data Set (MDS), Skilled Care, and PDPM.  Medicare audits occur frequently throughout the health care continuum and assurance that your documentation supports the care you provide to a resident is crucial to assuring your Medicare reimbursement is not affected.  Decreasing occupancy and the increasing need for financial stability means that LTC organizations need to assure they accurately capture every dollar of Medicare reimbursement.

This three-part webinar series will provide members the knowledge of what “skill” services are available, the interdisciplinary team documentation requirements to support this service, and MDS coding, plus how to audit Medicare charts.

To Skill or Not to Skill (Webinar 1)

What is “Skill” for nursing under Medicare Part A? This presentation will discuss the characteristics that support a resident requiring skilled care in a skilled nursing facility.

The Intersection of Nursing Documentation and Therapy Services (Webinar 2)

What therapy components affect Skilled Care and how does nursing documentation support it? This presentation will discuss the importance of section GG and how nursing documentation is integrated into therapy goal setting.

Capturing Accurate NTAs to Create an Effective Plan of Care (Webinar 3)

What is a Non-Therapy Ancillary (NTA) and why is it important? This presentation will discuss the documentation needed to support the coding of the non-therapy ancillary component on the MDS.

CEs and Webinar Details

  • Each webinar is worth 1.0 CEs.
  • You may view the brochure here.
  • These webinars are NOT part of the Webinar Subscription Program.

Dates and Times

Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021 • 2-3 p.m. CST

Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021 • 2-3 p.m. CST

Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021 • 2-3 p.m. CST


Barbara Patterson-Paul, RN, BSN, RAC-CT, Vice President, Select Solutions Nurse Consulting Division, Select Rehabilitation

Who Should Attend?

RAI/MDS Coordinators, Directors of Nursing, Nurse Managers/Staff and Leaders, QA, Staff Development, Rehabilitation Services, Nursing Home Administrators, and others on your team in nursing facilities and CCRC’s who impact MDS/PDPM processes.  Appropriate for SNF programs.


LeadingAge Illinois members: $150/line for the series

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(Tuesday) 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.