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Ep 46: From Policy to Practice: Everything You Need to Know About Section GG
Episode 4627th February 2024 • The Amplify OT Podcast • Clarice Grote, MS, OTR/L
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From Policy to Practice: Everything You Need to Know About Section GG

Section GG is one of my favorite topics to talk about because it was really one of the first indications of CMS starting to pay attention to function, mobility, and self-care as an outcome desired from healthcare services. This assessment continues to play an important role in functional assessments, quality measures, and reimbursements across post-acute care settings. That’s why this week on The Amplify OT Podcast, I am sharing what you need to know about Section GG.


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In this episode, I cover:

  • Uncovering why Section GG came about in the first place helps us better understand the purpose it serves today. 
  • Breaking down the 2 categories within Section GG: self-care and mobility. 
  • Knowing how to score is so important because accurate (or inaccurate) scoring deeply impacts the perceived value of OT and future reimbursement.  
  • Helpful advice you need to know when it comes to scoring Section GG. 


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