Tag: RAI

CMS posts much anticipated MDS 3.0 RAI Manual v1.17

On Monday, May 20, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted the MDS 3.0 RAI Manual, v1.17, containing many of the requirements that providers will need to follow to prepare for the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) effective October 1, 2019. New changes will be reflected in HCPro’s MDS 3.0 RAI User’s Manual. The […]

CMS announces corrections to MDS 3.0 RAI User’s Manual

On November 5, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released corrections to the current version of the MDS 3.0 RAI User’s Manual. Corrections include (directly from CMS): The flowchart “ADL Self-Performance Algorithm,” which describes the algorithm for ADL function items in Chapter 3 Section G (page G-7), and the accompanying change table Coding […]

Ask the expert: Entry tracking record

Q: We had a resident admitted at 12:30. She became combative and was sent back to the hospital at 17:00. She was a skilled placement and the hospital sought other placement for her due to her volatile nature and the fact that our medical director would not accept her back. Do I need to fill out […]

Diving In Deeper: MDS 3.0 RAI User’s Manual Update

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released a revised version of the MDS 3.0 Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) User’s Manual. Let’s take an in-depth look at the changes, which were fairly minimal, according to Diane Brown, BA, director of postacute education at HCPro, Inc. The changes (which are underlined) were mostly clarifications […]

CMS releases updated MDS 3.0 RAI User’s Manual

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released the RAI Manual v1.10 Replacement Manual Pages and Change Tables and the RAI Manual v1.10 and Change Tables. MDS 3.0 RAI Manual v1.10 Appendix B was also updated. The updated MDS 3.0 RAI Manual v1.10 was effective May 8, 2013. This version of the MDS […]

MDS correction policy to be updated

CMS is revising the MDS correction policy outlined in Chapter 5 of the MDS 3.0 RAI manual. This revision is effective May 19, 2013. Prior to May 19, 2013, an inactivation request was required to address errors in the following items: A0200: Type of Provider A0310: Type of Assessment A1600: Entry Date (on Entry tracking […]