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February Coding Corner

Coding Isolation
By: Jeannie Russell
Date: February 7, 2019

Incorrect MDS coding and a lack of supporting documentation could cause revenue loss during the RAC audit process.

ADL upcoding is the primary reason for lost revenue during an audit with incorrect coding of isolation right behind it. Isolation has specific documentation requirements that must be met prior to coding it on the MDS.

Whenever you are coding isolation or you see a RUG score indicating isolation, always verify the required documentation is in the chart before transmitting the MDS.

Find out how to code isolation with this handy checklist. Also included: Coding Corner contest questions. Download the checklist to find out more!


February Coding Corner Coding Isolation

By: Jeannie Russell
Date: February 7, 2019


Incorrect MDS coding and a lack of supporting documentation could cause revenue loss during the RAC audit process.

ADL upcoding is the primary reason for lost revenue during an audit with incorrect coding of isolation right behind it. Isolation has specific documentation requirements that must be met prior to coding it on the MDS.

Whenever you are coding isolation or you see a RUG score indicating isolation, always verify the required documentation is in the chart before transmitting the MDS.

Find out how to code isolation with this handy checklist. Also included: Coding Corner contest questions. Download the checklist to find out more!

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