Cornerstone Clinical Consulting specializes in teaching WA State RUGs IV and Case mix as well as PDPM (Patient Driven Payment Model) used for Medicare PPS (prospective payment system) scoring and coding accuracy.
As a presenter, Colleen has consistently received high ratings and spoken to groups such as:
Training Topics: Includes, but not limited to:
Skilled care documentation for nursing
Understanding the ADL Functional score (section GG)
PDPM; patient driven payment model used for Medicare
Understanding ADL (activity of daily living) coding
Advanced MDS; RUGs IV for WA State Case Mix scores
Reading the RUG and PDPM cmg (case mix grouper) score
Understanding PPS / OMRA coding
Understanding WA State Case Mix and Quality Enhancement Incentive payments
WA State Quality Incentive payment related Quality Measures
End Split credit: Restorative and depression indicators
Rehab therapist – understanding ADL impact to WA State Rehab scores
MDS for the DNS and Administrator
Understanding and knowing how to use the State RUG report and facility software reports
What the clients are saying: "Very skilled in this difficult and challenging (MDS) tool. [It is] always a pleasure to learn from our speaker, Colleen."
"Best course on MDS I’ve ever been to.""Gave me the best explanation of RUG categories I’ve ever had.""Excellent presentation. Realistic examples. "
"Fabulous in-service and highly effective teaching strategies."
"Course was very informative. I will definitely be studying my MDS manual."
"Thank you for the wake-up call on compassionate and thoughtful interviewing r/t mood assessments. I confess that keeping up with the daily ARD calendar has super ceded the real purpose and desired outcome of the process – I’m back on track."