The MDS is a multipurpose functional tool that guides reimbursement and the care planning and survey processes. How can facilities approach the MDS?
Learn how the Care Area Triggers (CAT) included in the new MDS 3.0 draft differ from the Resident Assessment Protocols (RAP) in the MDS 2.0.
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.