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Partner Podcast: MDS…The Hidden Piece of Your Facility’s Puzzle

In this podcast, Kim Hicks, vice president of business development for AAPACN, and Jessica Stucin, RN, BSN, LNHA, RAC-CT, RAC-CTA, assistant director of education for MDS Consultants, LLC, an AAPACN Diamond Business Partner, discuss some of the basics the MDS and RAI process, their impact, how they are foundational pieces of quality care, and the importance of working together with the interdisciplinary team for the best care outcomes.

About MDS Consultants

MDS Consultants provides a nurturing educational environment with an intense focus on MDS integrity, regulatory compliance, and reimbursement methodologies. Our per-diem, no long-term contracts have received positive feedback and have been highly looked upon as a solution that has assisted the skilled nursing community in optimizing their quality of care. We are a trusted supporter and can provide the following services:

  • MDS Completion
  • MDS System Management
  • MDS Data Integrity Audits
  • Medicare Documentation Audits
  • Care Plan Audits
  • ICD Coding Reviews    
  • Case-Mix Management Strategies