The PPS RUGS-IV System Part 1

The PPS RUGS-IV System Part 1 

Part One of a two-course series, this course delves into the eight major RUGS classifications and explains how the RUGS categories are chosen. It provides guidance on how to maximize reimbursement using the correct selection of RUGS and provides scenarios that walk the learner through the calculation of the correct RUGS category with specificity to include therapy minutes, ADL scores, and other essential elements.


Hours: 0.50


Certificates provided by accrediting body (3 Match)

Missouri Health Care Association


This on-line activity has been approved for 0.50 Administrative Hour(s) toward the Missouri continuing education requirement for nursing home administrators. Relias LLC offers courses approved by the Missouri Health Care Association, an approved training agency, TA-002-919, by the Missouri Board of Nursing Home Administrators. This activity is approved for 0.50 contact hours.

National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards


This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 0.50 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected] This activity is approved for 0.50 contact hours.

Oregon Department of Human Services


This course is approved as continuing education by the Oregon Department of Human Services in accordance with state regulation 411-057-0140 for Assisted Living Administrators, Residential Care facility Administrators and Memory Care Communities within the State of Oregon. This activity is approved by Oregon Department of Human Services for 0.50 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-RED-L2G-1
Hours: 0.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 2/28/2021
Learning Objectives:
Calculate the ADL score
Calculate the therapy minute score
Calculate the short-stay assessment score
Determine which RUG-IV code to assign to each resident
Explain the correlation between the RUG-IV code and the HIPPS code
Maximize revenue for your organization by using the proper RUG-IV code for residents

Calculating the ADL Score, Therapy Minutes, and the Short-Stay Assessment Determining the RUG-IV Code The RUG-IV Code and the HIPPS Code

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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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