CMS has released an updated version of the Minimum Data Set 3.0 Resident Assessment Instrument manual. The changes are not as drastic as last year. Section A has been updated with regard to resident admission/readmission dates and Section S includes new questions that may have to be answered by providers using this state-specific part of the manual. Facilities should also check with their state RAI coordinator and their colleagues to be vigilant about all changes and incorporate them into their workflows.
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