Free online training series: Documenting ADL tasks and functional abilities


Texas Medicaid Coalition (TMC) released a free online training series to help your nursing staff learn how to accurately document MDS 3.0 ADL tasks (Section G) and functional abilities (Section GG). This training series, available in English and Spanish, consists of a video and quiz for these topics: Documenting ADL Tasks: Training Resource for Accurate … Read More

2019 TMC quarterly member call schedule

Robert DouglasAbout TMC, Meetings

The 2019 membership call for Texas Medicaid Coalition is as follows. In order to join the calls, you need to be a TMC member. Once you join, you will be added to the email list and call-in information will be distributed to all members. 2019 TMC call schedule Thursday, Feb. 21, 11:00am–12:00pm CT Thursday,  May … Read More

Get your MDS 3.0 certification at special pricing

Ken BellTraining

As a service to our members, Texas Medicaid Coalition have partnered with Relias Learning/AIS to bring you MDS 3.0 certification training at a special discounted price. The Certified MDS Assessment Coordinator (CMAC) certification is a web-based, self-paced learning program offered by the MDS experts at Relias Learning/AIS. It has been developed to offer you industry-recognized … Read More

On-demand webinar: MDS 3.0 Section GG: Completion and coding requirements

Ken BellRegulatory, Training

Section GG training for MDS 3.0 - Free on-demand webinar

Watch this on-demand webinar to learn the details of upcoming Oct. 1 MDS 3.0 changes surrounding Section GG. On Sept. 16, Texas Medicaid Coalition partnered with SimpleLTC and Relias Learning to host a highly-attended webinar covering upcoming Section GG changes for MDS 3.0. We’re sharing the recorded webinar as a free resource to help providers prepare for the significant … Read More

DADS seeks new Texas State RAI Coordinator

Ken BellRegulatory

The Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) is seeking a new Texas State RAI Coordinator to replace Cheryl Shiffer, who has announced her retirement. DADS has asked TMC to help get the word out about the position. As you may know, Cheryl has been a great help to Texas long-term care providers in … Read More

Webinar, Oct. 2: MDS 3.0/RAI manual changes for 2015

Ken BellTraining

Webinar: MDS 3.0 / RAI changes 2015

New MDS 3.0 changes and Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) Manual changes will become effective Oct. 1, 2015, affecting MDS workflow and reimbursement for skilled nursing facilities in every state. For the second year in a row, TMC and SimpleLTC have arranged for State RAI Coordinator Cheryl Shiffer to present a special free training webinar to … Read More

OIG restorative care and guidance: Examples

Fran FritzRegulatory

Still struggling to satisfy the OIG with your restorative programs? The attached OIG Review of Restorative Programs may help in understanding their expectations for patient specific goals and interventions. OIG Restorative Guidance & Examples