Other IDT Member
1. Which MDS errors below cannot be corrected via the MDS Correction process?
MDS error identified on a 5-day PPS MDS prior to PDPM (September 2019).
MDS error identified on a quarterly of 6 months ago when a more frequent quarterly had the correct information entered.
MDS error identified on an MDS more than 3 years from the date the error was identified.
MDS error identified on an MDS that had already been billed from January 2020.
2. When a significant clinical error is identified on an Annual MDS completed in February 2020, but the MDS data was correct on the subsequent Quarterly of May 2020, what process/MDSs must be completed?
Complete an MDS modification.
Inactivate the Annual.
Complete an MDS modification of the Annual and also complete a Significant Correction of a Prior Comprehensive.
No correction necessary since the May Quarterly included the correct information.
3. If your team identified an MDS coding error on an MDS from October of 2019 on September 1, 2020, what must be done and which timeline must be followed?
Modify the October 2019 MDS. Date the modification completion date for a date that matches the October 2019 Z0500 date of the original MDS.
Modify the October 2019 MDS with completion date between September 1-14, 2020.
No modification required since more recent assessments completed.
None of the above.
4. Which of the following require the significant correction of a prior comprehensive MDS?
Therapy days and minutes were incorrectly entered on the prior comprehensive MDS.
Indwelling catheter was coded, but the resident did not have an indwelling catheter.
The resident’s social security number was incorrectly entered.
None of the above.
5. Which of the following require the significant correction of a prior comprehensive MDS?
Long-stay resident with Medicaid as his payer goes to the hospital on 7/1/2020 and returns on 7/3/2020.
Medicare resident discharges to the hospital on 7/1/2020 and returns to the SNF on 7/4/2020.
Medicare resident who ends Medicare on 7/1/2020 (date on NOMNC). Discharges home on 7/2/2020 with return not anticipated. Returns to the SNF on Medicare on 7/4/2020 as a new admission.
Medicare resident ends Medicare on 7/1/2020 and remains in the SNF for long term care stay.
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