HOT NEW TOPIC MDS Coding Accuracy for PDPM - September 23rd

Your Price: $149.00
Item Number: FH71
Configuration: L
Manufacturer: Polaris Group


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(2CEC Nurses-Provided for Live Training)
2-hour webinar

September 23, 2019

1:00 PM (ET) 
12:00 PM Central 
11:00 AM Mountain
10:00 AM Pacific
09:00 AM Alaska
07:00 AM Hawaii
Training will last 2 hours

 This session is designed for the entire MDS team to ensure accurate coding under PDPM.  All items on the MDS effective Oct. 1, 2019 which impact PDPM are reviewed for coding best practices. Ideal training for entire IDT.


Training Content:

  • Review MDS section by section to review coding best practices or PDPM items
  • Section A
    • Reason for Assessment
    • New Interim Payment Assessment (IPA)
    • Interrupted Stay Policy
  • Sections B and C
  • Section D - Mood Interview
  • Section E
  • Section GG - Best coding practices for Function Score
  • Section H
  • Section I - Diagnosis coding best practices
  • Section J - Coding procedure codes
  • Section K
  • Section M
  • Section N
  • Section O

Learning Objectives:

  • Demonstrate understanding of coding guidelines for each of the 161 items impacting PDPM
  • Be able to accurately code MDS items which impact payment



  • Directors of Nursing
  • MDS Nurses
  • Nurses
  • Therapy
  • Billing
  • QA Staff
  • Departmental Heads
  • Administrators
Three days prior to the Webinar, you will receive an email with instructions for accessing the webinar.  A phone call-in number and access code as well as directions for accessing the webinar via the internet will be provided.  We strongly recommend you go online approximately 10 minutes prior to the session to ensure there are not technical difficulties.
In addition to the expertise and advice presented during this webinar, you'll have an opportunity to have your questions answered. The training material will be provided prior to the webinar date via email with PDF attachments.  Please open and print the PDF file before the day of the webinar or at least 1 hour prior to the scheduled webinar in order to get any issues resolved in a timely manner.

Polaris Group is an approved provider of Continuing Education Credits (CECs) by the Boards in Florida and California. For those Nurses participating in a live webinar:

  • Credits for Nursing accepted in all states except Iowa.

Nurses must complete and return these three (3) documents to obtain Credits:

  • Evaluation Form
  • Participant Information Form
  • Post-Test

Polaris Group will issue Certificates for Credits to the facility contact person for distribution to participants.


  • Participation in the call is just $149 for Live only or $202 for Live with USB, per site and allows access to ONE phone line for an unlimited number of people to listen. 
  • Webinar materials will be delivered via e-mail approximately two days prior to the program or by 5 pm the day before the program. 
  • We recommend that you call in 5 minutes early!
  • USB only orders are charged shipping and handling, which will be included into the price prior to checkout.
  • USB orders will be filled after the date of the live training, please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery of these orders.
You may choose from the following training options:
  • Live Training, $149
  • Live Training with USB, $202 PLUS shipping & handling
  • USB Only, $122 PLUS shipping & handling