Tag: RAI MDS 3.0 User’s Manual

MDS 3.0 RAI Manual Update

The new version of the MDS 3.0 RAI Manual, v1.17.1 are effective October 1, 2019 and  incorporates clarifications to existing coding and transmission policy; it also addresses clarifications and scenarios concerning complex areas. This version of the MDS 3.0 RAI Manual incorporates clarifications to existing coding and transmission policy; it also addresses clarifications and scenarios […]

Care area triggers, the CAA process, and how they help the IDT

Editorial Note: This post has been adapted from HCPro’s popular title Long-Term Care MDS Coordinator’s Field Guide by Carol Maher, RN-BC, RAC-CT. For content details and ordering information, visit our Marketplace! What is a care area trigger? Certain single MDS items can trigger a care area. Some care areas are triggered by comparing responses entered […]

Essential tools for the MDS coordinator

Whether you are just beginning your career or are a veteran MDS coordinator, you play a pivotal role in managing the long-term care residents’ care.