PDPM Part 3: Function Scores Here, Function Scores There, PT, OT and Nursing Everywhere!

Unless you’ve slept through the second half of 2018, you’re aware this year introduced updates to Section GG (Functional Abilities and Goals) and are at least familiar with the concept that Section GG plays a role in the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM). Today, let’s break down exactly how important of a role Section GG it plays in PDPM and the importance of accurate data collection.

Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Nursing case mix groupers will be directly impacted by Section GG scoring and the PDPM Function Score. Read the full article here so when PDPM officially launches, communication is streamlined and your assessment team is confident in their data.

Reliant’s Section GG Flow Chart

Reliant’s Section GG Reference

CMS PDPM Functional Scoring Fact Sheet

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