MDS Coding for New Beginners Recorded Webinar Part 1: Introduction to the RAI Process, Section A coding, OBRA and PPS Scheduling
Target Audience: MDS Coordinators
Introduce the RAI process
Understand the importance of using the RAI Manual for MDS scheduling and coding
Become familiar with the contents of the RAI manual
Know resources available at QTSO.CMS.GOV
Discuss regulatory requirements for the MDS
Identify key items and common coding issues in Section A. Identification Information
Delineate the Types of Assessments including: Federal OBRA Assessments, PPS Assessments, Other Medicare Required Assessments and Entry/Discharge reporting.
Explain required time frames for assessment completion and submission.