Long-Term Care

Can I code isolation even if a resident goes out to get dialysis?

MDS 3.0 Insider, April 18, 2011

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Q: I have a resident who has active C-Diff. This resident stays in his room for meals and for treatments. However, he goes out for dialysis three times a week. Would I code Section O for isolation/quarantine?

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