CMS has released revisions that include new data submission specifications and changes to Chapters 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and a new version of the Item Sets. This version 1.12.0 has updates that go into effect October 1, 2014.
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Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI)
Assessments for the RAI
Overview to the Item-by-Item Guide to the MDS 3.0 (21 parts)
Care Areas Assessment (CAA) Process and Care Planning
Submission and Correction of the MDS Assessments
Medicare Skilled Nursing Facility Prospective Payment Systems (PPS)
Glossary and Common Acronyms
State Agency and CMS Regional Office RAI/MDS Contacts
Care Area Assessment (CAA) Resources
Interviewing to Increase Resident Voice in MDS Assessments
Cognitive Performance Scale (CPS) Scoring Rules
MDS 3.0 Draft Matrix
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