MDS 3.0: QMs and the MDS - 2020

MDS 3.0: QMs and the MDS - 2020 

This module will cover an oveview of the history of QMs, QMs utilized in the MDS, basic calculations, adjustments and exclusions, and some technical specificiations


Hours: 2.00


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Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-US-3.0QMMDS20
Hours: 2
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2020
Learning Objectives:
Learners will be able to define the terminology and methodology related to Quality Measures
Learners will be able to explain purpose of and calculation method for each Quality Measure
Learners will be able to describe purpose of and information available on each Quality Measure report
Learners will be able to describe information available on the Nursing Home Compare website.

1.1  – Terminology 1.2  – History of QM 1.3  – Purpose of QM 1.4  - MDS assessments utilized in QMs 1.5  – Basic QM Calculations 1.6  – Adjustments and Exclusions 1.7  – Review Questions 2.1 – QM Types 2.2 – Intro to QM Technical Specifications 2.3 – Review of QM Technical Specifications 2.4 – Review Questions 3.1- Introduction to the Types of QM Reports 3.2. Utilizing the Facility Quality Measure Report 3.3 - Utilizing the Resident Level Quality Measure Report 3.4 - Utilizing the Quality Measure Monthly Comparison Report 3.5 - Utilizing the Facility Characteristics Report 3.6 – Review Questions 4.1 – Introduction to Nursing Home Compare 4.2 - Nursing Home Compare vs. Facility Specific Reports 4.3 – Review Questions Section 5 – Interactive Simulation Section 6 – Resources

Instructor: Ron Orth RN, CHC, CMAC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer
Ronald Orth, RN, CMAC, CHC  obtained a nursing degree from Milwaukee Area Technical College in 1985 and a B. A. in Health Care Administration from Concordia University in 1996. Mr. Orth possesses over 30 years of nursing experience with over 20 of those in the Skilled Nursing industry. Mr. Orth has extensive experience in teaching Medicare regulations to healthcare providers both in the US and internationally. Mr. Orth is currently the Post -acute Care Curriculum Designer and is certified in Healthcare Compliance through the Compliance Certification Board (CCB). Ron is also an AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM trainer. Disclosure: Ron Orth RN, CHC, CMAC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Nurses; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care.
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