The October 2013 edition of the RAI/MDS e-book is now available. It contains all the latest information from CMS in an easy-to-use online tool that lets you navigate quickly and easily to any page, chapter, or form you need to see. Bookmarks help you get a visual of the book in its entirety.
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
How to download your e-book:Once your order has been processed and your credit card approved, you will receive an e-mail with a link and password to download the e-book onto your computer. This e-mail should arrive within 24-30 hours if you place your order Monday-Thursday. If you place your order after 1:30 pm on Friday or over the weekend, you will receive the download information by 8:30 pm on the following Monday. Thank you for your patience and understanding.