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CMS Provides Training for Falls Assessment in Post-Acute Care Settings

For post-acute care leaders, HIM managers, quality managers

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has developed a web-based training program for the standardized patient assessment data elements related to falls. 

The training addresses assessment and coding for items J1800 and J1900 that appear in Section J: Health Conditions of the patient assessment tools for each post-acute care setting — inpatient rehabilitation facilities, long-term care hospitals, skilled-nursing facilities, and home health agencies.  

The 45-minute course is divided into six sections and is designed to be used on demand.