Information for Providers
Case Mix Review staff recommend that facility staff contact CMR staff for all penalties.The following two manuals are essential for all staff who work with or oversee the MDS process and the Case Mix Classification System:
- Case Mix Manual (PDF: 921KB/43 pages) (Last Updated December 2012)
- RAI Manual - (Long-Term Care Facility Resident Assessment Instrument User’s Manual) Providers use this CMS manual for guidance related to coding and submission of MDS assessments.
Case Mix Login - Modify and add email addresses of individuals designated to receive emails that Case Mix Classification Notices are available to print. In June, providers use this login to make the election for short stay residents. (See History)
Clarifications and updates to MDS and RAI Information (Added September 2013)
CMS SNF Open Door Forum - A Federal teleconference designed for skilled nursing facility staff
Additional Provider Resources - Related to Payment, MDS Submission and Licensure (Last updated 9/2013)