Functional Abilities and Goals (Section GG): Admission/Start of SNF PPS Part A Stay
Not only is Section GG used for payment classification, but it is and will continue to be used for SNF Quality Reporting Measures. Failure to encode these items properly could result in a 2% reduction in your reimbursement!
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How are you gathering the data for Section GG now?
This worksheet is designed to record observation of the skilled resident’s specific functional status for self-care and mobility activities during the first 3 days of a skilled Part A Medicare stay. The observational data is then encoded on Section GG of the MDS 3.0. The resident's comprehensive care plan must also speak to functional abilities and discharge goals.
Steps for assessment and codes are clearly identified on the front of the worksheet
Definitions of Self-Care and Mobility feature graphical illustrations for ease of clinical identification
Section GG Algorithm chart provided for accurate coding on the MDS
Updated to reference resident on the algorithm