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Assess Usage Based on Application

Question: One of the residents in the facility where I work needed a fentanyl patch during her seven-day lookback period. I know I code this as an opioid on the MDS, in item N0140H (Medications Received, Opioid), but I’m not sure how many days to mark. Please advise. New York Subscriber Answer: Good news: The RAI Manual is explicit in [...]

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