CMS Quality Measures and MDS Web-Based Trainings Available
On January 20, 2021 by Julie Apold
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced the following new quality and Minimum Data Set (MDS) web-based training content for skilled nursing facilities and Medicare home health providers:
- From Data Elements to Quality Measures – Cross-Setting QRP Web-Based Training. Overview of how data elements within CMS patient/resident assessment instruments are used to construct quality measures (QMs) across post-acute care (PAC) settings. Topics include: review of the QRP’s cross-setting QMs; how QMs are calculated and appear on QM reports; and how to access and use QM data for quality improvement.
- Section M: Skin Conditions - Assessment and Coding of Pressure Ulcers/Injuries Web-Based Training. Overview of the assessment and coding of pressure ulcers/injuries (90 minutes).
- Section GG Web-based Training Course. How to properly code MDS section GG (45 minutes); Targeted guidance for specific Section GG topics (4-12 minutes).