Long-Term Care

Best practices for Section GG

PPS Alert for Long-Term Care, March 8, 2019

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The intent of the Minimum Data Set’s (MDS) Section GG, Functional Abilities and Goals, is to assess the resident’s need for assistance with self-care and mobility activities. It is completed for Medicare Part A residents on admission and dis-charge. Beginning October 1, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has been collecting data not only on completion of Section GG, but on the resident’s outcomes.

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