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CMS Issues MDS 3.0 RAI Manual Errata

On February 5, 2015 CMS posted an errata to the MDS 3.0 RAI Manual...

Posted in Long-Term Care By MED-PASS Team
CMS Expands MDS Focused Surveys Nationwide

In 2014, CMS piloted a focused survey to assess MDS 3.0 coding practices...

Posted in Long-Term Care By MED-PASS Team
INTERACT 4.0 - Changes Coming

INTERACT Version 3.0 Tools for Long-Term Care have been improved based on ongoing...

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CMS Approves the New MDS 3.0 Item Sets Version V1.12.0 and Version v1.12 RAI User Manual

CMS has approved the new MDS 3.0 Version v1.12.0 item sets and the new Version v.1.12 of the MDS 3.0 RAI User Manual which become effective October 1, 2014...

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New ICD-10-CM Implementation Date Official

Per CMS, “The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a rule today finalizing Oct. 1, 2015 as the new compliance date for health care providers, health plans, and health care clearinghouses to transition to ICD-10, the tenth revision of the International Classification of Diseases. This deadline allows providers, insurance companies and others in the health care industry time to ramp up their operations to ensure their systems and business processes are ready to go on Oct. 1, 2015.

Posted in Long-Term Care Assisted Living By MED-PASS Team