Avoid Financial Penalties by Preparing for MDS 3.0 Update

Date:  Thursday, August 25, 2016
Time:  10–11:30 a.m. Central time
CPE Credit:  1.5 CPE credits in Specialized Knowledge and Applications field of study may be awarded upon verification of participant attendance.
Presenters:  Suzy Harvey

Suzy Harvey

Managing Consultant


Health Care

910 E. St. Louis Street, Suite 200
P.O. Box 1190
Springfield, MO 65801-1190 (65806)


 & Carol Smith

Carol Smith

Managing Consultant


Health Care

3230 Hammons Boulevard, Suite A
P.O. Box 1824
Joplin, MO 64802-1824 (64804)


The MDS 3.0 changes can be confusing. Join us for a complimentary webinar to help you prepare for the new rules and avoid financial penalties as we discuss Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) guidance on completing Section GG of the MDS 3.0, identify new MDS assessments related to quality measures and the reason you should avoid dashes.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe CMS guidance on how to comply with Section GG of the MDS 3.0
  • Recognize why dashes should be avoided on the MDS 3.0 with the new requirements starting October 1, 2016
  • Identify the different programs that track facilities’ quality measures


CPE Information

Audience:  MDS coordinators, skilled nursing facility (SNF) and hospital-based SNFs and swing beds, directors of nursing, licensed nurses, administrators, owners and operators as well as nurses and nurse consultants
Program Level:  Update
Delivery Method:  Group Internet-Based
Advance Preparation:  None
Prerequisites:  Participants should have some knowledge of how to complete an MDS 3.0 and about quality measures.
Refund Policy:  There is no fee associated with this webinar.


Contact Information
If you have concerns or would like information regarding program cancellation policies or CPE credit, contact us at training@bkd.com or 800.472.2745.


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