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Focused GG Audit and Training  

Section GG accuracy is more important than ever, effective October 1, 2018, GG coding at Start and End of Care will impact new SNFQRP Quality Measures for Mobility and Self-help. GG coding will impact Function Score for PDPM effective October 1, 2019. Ensure accuracy now with an audit by Polaris Group to accuracy of GG coding, supporting documentation, and training on impact of coding on QMs and PDPM.

Audit - Part A sample audit of GG at Start of Care (SOC) and End of Care (EOC).

Training - Training on best practices for GG, QM Calculation and Function Score Calculation.

GG Coding for SNFQRP QMs and PDPM


  • Review coding definitions and best practices for GG items
  • Detailed review of how SNFQRP QM for Mobility and Self-help are calculated
    • Change in Mobility and Self-help
    • Discharge for Mobility and Self-help
  • Detailed review of how Function Score is calculated from GG coding
  • Discussion of impact and need for supporting documentation

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate understanding of SNFQRP QMs
  • Understand GG Coding impact on Function Score

MDSC, DON, Therapy

Benefits of Audit and Training:

  • Expert audit of GG current coding practices
  • Accurate coding for SNFQRP QMs
  • Accurate coding of GG for Function Score


  PDPM Training - How it works
  PDPM Right Start - Comprehensive Services
  Full PDPM MDS Audit
   Focused ICD-10 Coding Accuracy Audit and Training
  MDS Coding Accuracy for PDPM Training
  PDPM to RUGs Financial Impact Analysis
  Transition Services
Other PDPM Support Services:
   Medicare and PDPM Compliance Audits
  Key Indicator Trend Reports - Claim data trending services
  PDPM Manual with policies and procedures
  Billing Manual with policies and procedures
  Solution Center Hotline
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