February, 2002

Information Bulletin 02-1
CAH-1

Completion of Minimum Data Set (MDS) in Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs)

Purpose:

The purpose of this memorandum is to notify states and regional offices of a change in enforcing the Minimum Data Set (MDS) requirement for CAHs with swing-beds. See the attached memorandum for details.

This memorandum may also be accessed at the following website:

http://cms.hhs.gov/medicaid/survey-cert/letters.asp

CMS web site addresses are subject to change. As MDH becomes aware of these changes we will update the CMS address on this bulletin at our MDH web site listed below.

If you have any questions regarding this Information Bulletin, please contact in writing:

Minnesota Department of Health
Compliance Monitoring Division
Licensing and Certification Program
85 East Seventh Place
Suite 300
PO Box 64900
St. Paul, MN 55164-0900
Telephone: (651) 201-4101

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 08:51AM