Accreditation The American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation Statement: The American Medical Directors Association designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AMDCP Credit Designation: This session has been approved for a total of 1.5 Management credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
Session Description: As a follow-up to the General Session MDS 3.0 presentation, this session provides a detailed overview of the Minimum Data Set system currently in place in nursing homes and the changes envisioned with the new version 3.0 to be rolled out in the fall of 2010 with public reporting in October 2011.
Trace the history and relevance of the MDS.
Explain the process of data collection in creating the MDS.
Demonstrate how the MDS is used in the Resident Assessment Instrument for care planning, as a reimbursement tool, and by CMS for monitoring quality.
Recognize the changes in the new MDS 3.0 and their relevance to medical directors and physicians in long term care.
Speakers(s): Leonard Gelman, MD, CMD; Karyn Leible, MD, CMD
Disclosure(s): Karyn Leible, MD, CMD has no disclosures to report. Leonard Gelman, MD, CMD has no disclosures to report.