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

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

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

On-demand webinar: 6 keys to MCO success in Texas

Ken BellTraining

Texas Medicaid Coalition continues to take an active role in the changing Managed Care and MCO landscape, and a key focus for us involves providing education and resources to Texas SNFs as we all climb the learning curve. On May 19, TMC joined SimpleLTC to host a free webinar to update Texas providers on the … Read More

On-demand webinar: MDS 3.0 focused & staffing surveys 2015

Angie BehningTraining

Are you ready for the new 2015 surveys? Now you can be. Last year, CMS piloted a focused survey in five states to assess MDS 3.0 coding accuracy and their relationship to resident care. In 2015, CMS will expand these surveys nationwide, as well as expand them to assess nursing home staffing levels. As a … Read More

Confused about STAR+PLUS managed care? We’ve got answers.

Ken BellTraining

As a service to Texas providers, Texas Medicaid Coalition (TMC) and SimpleLTC offered a free webinar on Dec. 11 entitled, “Preparing for Texas Star+Plus Medicaid Managed Care” (you can watch it on-demand here). Nearly 1,000 attendees participated and raised dozens of questions during the training. TMC has worked with HHSC to get answers to all … Read More

On-demand webinar: Preparing for Texas Star+Plus Medicaid Managed Care

Robert DouglasTraining

Mar. 1 is coming! Is your Texas nursing facility ready for Texas Star+Plus Medicaid Managed Care? Watch this free on-demand webinar to find out. A new, highly competitive Managed Care environment is coming to Texas long-term care on Mar. 1, 2015. Implementation of the Star+Plus Managed Care program and the MCO structure will mark a … Read More