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Seminar Details:

Seminar Title: PDPM Ready! Supporting Section K for Rehab & Dietary: Identify & Code Swallowing Disorders & Modified Diets on the 5-Day MDS
Presentation Date: Thursday, May 9, 2019 @ 11:30am-12:30pm EST
Location: Live Webinar
Continuing Education: KY SLP Board Approved. IN SLP CEU’s & ASHA are discretionary Contact Hours and do not need pre-approval. Approved by Commission on Dietetic Registration. Approved for 1.0 CEUs

Course Description:

Strong systems for capturing swallowing disorders and the need for modified diets will be crucial to accurate reimbursement under PDPM. This webinar includes a deep dive into MDS Section K and will review appropriate procedures for identifying swallowing disorders, the need for a modified diet and supportive documentation to validate MDS coding. We will examine the factors relevant to setting the speech therapy case-mix component, and recommend best practices for systems to identify, communicate, and effectively manage the information required to properly code Section K of the MDS.

You’ll learn…

  • How to Identify Swallowing Disorders
  • How to Identify Need / Presence of Modified Diets
  • Supportive Documentation for Coding
  • IDT Systems to Identify, Communicate & Manage Issues
  • Understand PDPM Financial Impact

Who Should Attend:

SLPs, Dietitian, MDS Coordinators, Nursing

Presented By:

Eleisha Wilkes, RN, RAC-CT, Clinical Consultant

Eleisha is a Registered Nurse and AANAC certified MDS consultant with over 15 years of experience in long term care. She has served as a Director of Nursing, Case Manager and Resident Assessment Coordinator with extensive responsibility and success in driving QA in the areas of person-centered assessment and care planning through effective systems, staff development, and interdisciplinary team collaboration. Eleisha specializes in MDS 3.0 validation audits, reimbursement compliance including PDPM transitions, competency-based staff education programs, and works with clients extensively to facilitate SNF/NF survey readiness including Phase 1-3 Requirements of Participation compliance. Click here to learn more about our team.

Sheena Mattingly, M.S., CCC-SLP, RAC-CT, Clinical Consultant

Sheena is a speech-language pathologist with extensive experience in skilled nursing, assisted living, home health, and outpatient services. She has experience in post-acute care clinical program development and has presented extensively to rehabilitation and long term care groups. Sheena serves as a clinical consultant providing medical review response services, clinical training, auditing, and project management services. Click here to learn more about our team.

UPDATE: This webinar is now available to purchase as a RECORDED WEBINAR DOWNLOAD. Click here for details.