Coding GG0130B. Oral Hygiene

Coding GG0130B. Oral Hygiene



in this provider training video we will provide two different examples demonstrating how to code item GG zero 130 be oral hygiene remember these items are coded to reflect a patient's or residents usual performance during an assessment oral hygiene is defined as the ability to use suitable items to clean teeth if the patient or resident wears dentures it is the ability to insert and remove dentures into and from the mouth and manage denture soaking and rinsing with use of equipment let's assess mr. Smith's performance of oral hygiene to accurately code item GG zero 130 be here you see the helper providing studying assistance to mr. Smith as he walks to the bathroom using his walker once in front of the bathroom sink the helper applies toothpaste to mr. Smith's toothbrush and leaves the room mr. Smith then brushes his teeth without supervision once mr. Smith is done brushing his teeth the helper re-engages by cleaning and putting away the oral hygiene items the helper then provides steadying assistance to mr. Smith as he walks back to bed how would you code mr. Smith's admission or start of care performance for GG zero 130 B oral hygiene code zero six independent code zero five setup or cleanup assistance code zero for supervision or touching assistance code zero three partial moderate assistance code zero two substantial maximal assistance or code zero one dependent the correct answer for mr. Smith's admission or start of care performance for GG zero 130 B oral hygiene is zero five setup or cleanup assistance the helper provided setup assistance by putting toothpaste on mr. Smith's toothbrush and cleanup assistance by putting away supplies after mr. Smith completed the activity do not consider the assistance provided to get to or from the bathroom to code oral hygiene let's review a second coding example of mr. Smith's performance to accurately code gg0 130 be oral hygiene here you see the helper providing assistance to mr. Smith as he walks to the bathroom once in front of the bathroom sink the helper retrieves and puts toothpaste on mr. Smith's toothbrush and hands it to him the helper then studies mr. Smith's arm as he brushes his teeth once mr. Smith is finished brushing his teeth the helper rinses his toothbrush and puts it away the helper then provides steadying assistance as mr. Smith walks back to bed how would you code mr. Smith's admission or start of care performance for gg0 130 B oral hygiene code zero six independent code zero five setup or cleanup assistance code zero for supervision or touching assistance code zero three partial moderate assistance code zero two substantial maximal assistance or code zero one dependent the correct answer for mr. Smith's admission or start of care performance for GG zero 130 B oral hygiene is zero for supervision or touching assistance mr. Smith required a helper to provide supervision and touching assistance in order to complete the activity of oral hygiene remember do not consider the assistance provided to get to or from the bathroom when coding oral hygiene this video demonstrated coding gg0 130 be oral hygiene based on the amount and type of assistance provided to the patient or resident to complete the activity the first scenario demonstrated an example of code zero five setup or cleanup assistance and the second scenario demonstrated an example of code zero for supervision or touching assistance we hope you found this video helpful for more information on coding sexual GG refer to your setting specific guidance manual which can be found on the CMS website

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