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Understanding the critical role of malnutrition in the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) for Success
Recorded On: 02/26/2019
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Efficiency and cost-effective positive nutritional outcomes are critical for success in today’s healthcare environment. CMS will be replacing the current SNF PPS Resource Utilization Group (RUGs) payment model with a new per-diem payment system called the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) beginning on October 1, 2019. It is critical for success that providers understand where key nutrition related diagnoses are included in the PDPM. This session will discuss collaboration with appropriate healthcare professionals to incorporate systems, processes and documentation for successful financial reimbursement of nutrition related services.
After attending this session attendees will be able to:
- Identify key components for sustainable success with the CMS Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM).
- Present key Non-Therapy Ancillary (NTA) Components Diagnostic Criteria and SLP - Component of Presence of swallowing disorder or mechanically altered diet related to Nutrition.
- Discuss critical collaborative steps for successful integration of nutrition services into PDPM.
Brenda Richardson, MA, RDN, LD, CD, FAND