CMS Releases New Companion Job Aids for Eating, Oral Hygiene, Toileting, Bathing, Dressing, and More

CMS is offering companion job aids to assist providers in the assessment and coding of Job Aids – GG0130A. Eating, GG0130B. Oral Hygiene, GG0130C. Toileting Hygiene, GG0130E. Shower/Bathe Self, GG0130F. Upper Body Dressing, GG0130G. Lower Body Dressing, and GG0130H. Putting On/Taking Off Footwear. The job aids provide clinically relevant information to assist providers in understanding specific guidelines and clinical considerations that should be applied to coding GG0130. Self-Care items. These training assets are intended for the following post-acute care (PAC) settings: Home Health Agencies (HHAs), Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (IRFs), Long-Term Care Facilities (LTCHs), and Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs). The training materials are available under the Downloads section of the Quality Reporting Program (QRP) Training page for each setting:

Your mind may be on other things during the pandemic, but it’s important to keep all of your organizations job aids and other compliance items current. If you need help getting up to speed, contact us today!