Q & A – When interviewing the resident using the questions in the PHQ-9, what do you do when they answer them all as “no”, but in the charting and documentation, you see they had episodes of crying or tearfulness, pain, insomnia, etc.? Is this information to be incorporated into the PHQ-9 or must we code using only the resident’s actual responses?

Q: When interviewing the resident using the questions in the PHQ-9, what do you do when they answer them all as “no”, but in the charting and documentation, you see they had episodes of crying or tearfulness, pain, insomnia, etc.? Is this information to be...

Therapy Vendor Contracts Under PDPM

Providers will benefit from moving beyond a billable minute or RUGs based therapy contract under PDPM Therapy contracts are under review for many providers. In most cases, providers will benefit from moving beyond a billable minute or RUGs based therapy contract under...