Effective PDPM Huddle Tips

June 16, 2021 12 pm Pacific / 1 pm Mountain / 2 pm Central / 3 pm Eastern 90 Minutes

The MDS must be accurate, diagnoses must all be identified, GG coding decided upon, all by the end of the ARD for the 5-day MDS. Monitoring for possible Interim Payment Assessments and tracking Interrupted Stays are also required. The IDT must communicate effectively.

Join us for a free webinar where Cynthia Wilkins from Polaris Group will share best practices for running an effective PDPM meeting.

On-demand recording coming soon

Presented by:

Pat Newberry, Vice President of Clinical Services, SHP
Dahlia Kroth, Vice President of Strategic Relations, SHP 
Cynthia Wilkins, Senior Nurse Regulatory Consultant, Polaris Group

Training Content:

  • Discuss who should be involved in PDPM Huddles and how frequently they should meet
  • What should be discussed for new admissions
  • What should be discussed for current Part A residents
  • How to ensure coding is accurate, and who codes what.
  • How to monitor for Interim Payment Assessment triggers
  • How to track Interrupted Stays
  • Best practices and tools shared
  • How is PDPM Huddle is different than weekly Medicare Meeting

Learning Objectives:

  • Be able to run an effective PDPM Huddle
  • Be able to implement best practices

Who Should Participate:

Directors of Nursing, MDS Nurses, Therapy, Administrators, Admissions, Social Services