Find the fact by going to page 8 here: Medicare General Information, Eligibility, and Entitlement Chapter 3 - Deductibles, Coinsurance Amounts, and Payment Limitations (Rev. 103, 12-02-16)
Why is the fact above important? MDS nurses have to take that information into account when determining if a resident in their facility needs an MDS assessment for OBRA or an MDS assessment for PPS. What does that mean? Learn about MDS by reading the RAI manual or by attending a formal MDS Training such as ours by visiting www.mdsadvisor.org.
Other related article: "What is an MDS Nurse?"