Long-Term Care

Do we have to downcode if we are missing ADL documentation?

MDS 3.0 Insider, May 2, 2011

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Q: We document the physical function of a resident every shift. However, for one resident we have totals for all but one shift in the seven-day look back period. Do we have to down code to extensive since we are missing this one shift?

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