Navigating the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) and MDS for Success Webinar

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Course Expiration: September 7, 2022
Professional Approvals: CDR
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Learn how to successfully navigate through key nutrition related diagnoses in the PDPM with accuracy of the MDS!

Brenda Richardson, MA, RDN, LD, CD, FAND will teach us how to be successful in the new Patient Driven Payment Model from CMS by using the newly revised MDS 3.0.

Efficiency and cost-effective positive nutritional outcomes are critical for success in today’s healthcare environment. CMS will be implementing the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) beginning on October 1, 2019.  It is critical for success to understand how to navigate key nutrition related diagnoses in PDPM with accuracy of the Minimum Data Set (MDS) to chart your course. This session will discuss the overall medical record documentation needed for positive nutrition outcomes and financial reimbursement of nutrition related services.

This webinar will offer updates and go into a more detail on coding for ICD 10 and MDS 3.0. The PDPM information will be the most current information and will include the basic content since there may be new webinar participants that were not on the previous webinar.

Note: If you purchase the live session, the recording is automatically added to your BDA account. Please allow up to 2 weeks for us to finalize the recording. To access the recording, sign into your BDA account at: and choose Webinars.

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After attending this session attendees will be able to:

  1. Identify key components for sustainable success with the CMS Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM).
  2. Present current updates to the newly revised Minimum Data Set (MDS) related to nutrition.
  3. Discuss resources and critical collaborative steps for successful outcomes.

This course is intended for: RDNs, NDTRs

CDR Activity Number Live: 150507 / Recorded: 151030
Activity Type: 171 Live Webinar OR 175 Recorded Pre-Approved CPE
CPE Level: 2

Suggested Performance Indicators:

  • 8.1.1 Interprets and applies current food and nutrition science and principles in dietetics practice.
  • 8.1.5 Applies medical nutrition therapy in disease prevention and management.
  • 8.3.6 Keeps abreast of current nutrition and dietetics knowledge and trends.
  • 14.2.1 Applies principles of financial management to support and achieve budgetary goals.

Suggested CDR Learning Needs Codes:

  • 3000 Nutrition Assessment and Diagnosis
  • 5000 Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • 5040 Medical Nutrition Therapy: Long-Term, Intermediate, Assisted Living
  • 7000 Business and Management

Note: Numerous Other Learning Needs Codes and Performance Indicators May Apply.

Brenda Richardson, MA, RDN, LD, CD, FAND

Brenda Richardson, MA, RDN, LD, CD, FAND has more than thirty years of proven success in directing multi-million dollar food service and nutrition operations. Brenda is a national lecturer, author/contributing author of many professional books and publications, and serves on state and national offices in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Her expertise is in demand as she has successfully assisted healthcare facilities cited with serious and immediate jeopardy deficiencies, achieve and sustain positive nutritional outcomes.

Brenda is a Fellow with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and serves on the Academy Finance and Audit Committee. Brenda has served on the Academy’s IMPACT Act Task Force, the Academy CMS Work Group; the Academy Positions Committee, and is Past- Chair of the Academy’s Political Action Committee (ANDPAC). In 2010, Brenda received the Academy’s “2010 Grassroots Excellence Award” and the Indiana Academy’s 2010 Honored Dietitian Award. In 2016, Brenda was then awarded the Academy’s prestigious Medallion Award for dedication to the high standards of the nutrition and dietetics profession through active participation, leadership and devotion to serving others in dietetics and allied health fields. Brenda has been selected as the Academy’s 2019 Lenna Frances Cooper Memorial Lecturer in recognition of her distinguished career and remarkable contributions to the nutrition and dietetics profession Brenda’s practical experience and skills put her in demand for advocating the profession, and professional speaking throughout the country.

Disclosures: No conflict of interest exists for this webinar.


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