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Ask Proactive – We have a lot of residents on Scheduled Toileting. I’m worried we won’t get credit for them during our next CMI validation. What will I need to show our review nurse to receive credit?

Q: We have a lot of residents on Scheduled Toileting. I’m worried we won’t get credit for them during our next CMI validation. What will I need to show our review nurse to receive credit?     A: The RAI Manual MDS item H0200C, 'Current Toileting Program'...

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Ask Proactive – I pulled the Q4 2023 Facility Level Quality Measure report for my facility in January and noticed several measures are displayed as “I” for incomplete. Can you please explain why these measure calculations are shown as incomplete on my report?

Q: I pulled the Q4 2023 Facility Level Quality Measure report for my facility in January and noticed several measures are displayed as “I” for incomplete including the following: Percent of Residents Whose Ability to Walk Independently Worsened Percent of Residents...

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Ask Proactive – I heard we don’t have to code urinary tract infection (UTI) in section I if it doesn’t meet the McGeers requirement, but my director of nursing is telling me I do have to code it. Can you clarify?

Q: I heard we don’t have to code urinary tract infection (UTI) in section I if it doesn’t meet the McGeers requirement, but my DON is telling me I do have to code it. Can you clarify?     A: Urinary Tract Infections that do not meet evidence-based criteria...

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