MDS Errata sheet posted by CMS

To: Federally Certified Skilled Nursing Facilities Administrators, Directors of Nursing, MDS Coordinators, Billing and Coding Personnel, Licensed Nursing Facilities Administrators

From: The Education and Technical Assistance (ETA) Branch of the Health Facilities and Emergency Medical Services Division (HFEMSD)

CMS has posted technical guidance changes for MDS Section J: Health Conditions. Facilities should compare the new guidance with their current software templates to assure accurate MDS coding.

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/NursingHomeQualityInits/Downloads/MDS-30-RAI-Manual-v1-16-R-Errata-v1-1-February-13-2019.pdf 

Questions?: Please email betty.metz@state.co.us

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