An updated version of the MDS 3.0 Draft Item Set appeared on CMS’ Web site Thursday, May 7. Learn more about the changes here.
A proposed rule released by CMS on May 1 calls to implement a new case-mix classification model, known as Resource Utilization Group, Version Four (RUG-IV), for FY 2011.
The proposed rule recently released by CMS calls for a market basket increase and significant cuts to Medicare payments for FY 2010.
Facilities can use the MDS 3.0 draft for training and screening but must keep in mind that changes may be made to the form.