Ask Proactive – We’re in the process of updating our patient discharge survey. With anticipated new CMS quality measures based on the patient or family’s interpretation of the quality of care received, what questions do you recommend including?

Q: We’re in the process of updating our patient discharge survey. With anticipated new CMS quality measures based on the patient or family’s interpretation of the quality of care received, what questions do you recommend including?   A: The SNF FY2022 Proposed...

Ask Proactive – If a new admission was diagnosed and treated for a UTI prior to admission, but there is not sufficient documentation to determine that UTI criteria (McGeer’s) was met, do I code it in Section I?

Q: If a new admission was diagnosed and treated for a UTI prior to admission, but there is not sufficient documentation to determine that UTI criteria (McGeer’s) was met, do I code it in Section I?   A: In the case of UTI diagnosis within 30 days of the...

Ask Proactive – Can you code restorative programs in section O that are completed while performing ADL care? For example, can you code AROM when a resident is lifting their arms & legs while bathing & dressing?

Q: Can you code restorative programs in section O that are completed while performing ADL care? For example, can you code AROM when a resident is lifting their arms & legs while bathing & dressing?   A: No. For both active and passive range of motion, the...