Dietetics in Health Care Communities
of New Jersey (DHCC of NJ)


Upcoming events

    • 22 Sep 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual Seminar
    DHCC NJ Fall Seminar

    Virtual Fall Seminar- DHCC-NJ, 

    Time – 9:00 AM- Member Business Meeting, Followed by 2 presentations: 9: 30-11:30 AM AND 12:00 Noon - 2:00 PM

    Location – Virtual 

    CEU's- 4

    Speakers and Topics

    Topic: PDPM (Payment Driven Payment Model) for Dietitians

    Presenter: Nelia Adaci RN, BSN, CD ONA, DNS-CT, VP the CHARTS Group (9:30-11:30 AM)

    This Program will provide an overview of various PDPM components of the Medicare Reimbursement System that took effect on Oct 1, 2019, and a detailed review of Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist’s role in proper documentation and accurate coding of MDS items that will impact clinical reimbursement.

    Topic: PDPM is Here: Are You Assessing for Malnutrition?

    Presenter: Melinda “Mindy” Manuel MS, RD, CSG, LDN (12 Noon-2:00 PM)

    For the first time in long-term care RDs are helping their communities achieve reimbursement for the services they provide.  The ability to perform a Nutrition-Focused Physical Exam for malnutrition is required to help substantiate weight and intake data.  Learn how to perform the exam and practice your skills which are valuable in assessing the nutritional status of all residents. Review the criteria for recommending a diagnosis of malnutrition.

    Members – $40

    Non-members $50

    Students $25

    Registration and mail-in options will be provided.


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