September, 2003

Information Bulletin 03-10
NH-91

Long Term Care Resident Assessment Instrument User's Manual
Effective August 15, 2003

Purpose:

To provide web-linked resources and information to Nursing Home providers regarding updates to the RAI Manual.

Information:

LTC RAI Manual Update. The December 2002 Long Term Care (LTC) Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) User's Manual for the Minimum Data Set (MDS) Version 2.0 has been updated effective August 15, 2003. It is located on the CMS website at:

http://cms.hhs.gov/medicaid/mds20/man-form.asp

An update file (August Update 2003 (PDF 1.4MB)) describes the changes made to each page in a table format, and contains the revised pages to place directly in the manual.

Updates were made to chapters 1, 2, 3, 5, Appendices A and C. The entire revised chapters and the complete LTC RAI users manual version 2.0 December 2002, can be downloaded as well.

If you have any questions, please contact MDSQuestions@cms.hhs.gov.

If you have any questions regarding this Manual, please submit you questions as follows:

Clinical Questions
MDS/OASIS Coordinator
Telephone: 651-201-4313--MDS
Telephone: 651-201-4314--OASIS
Email: mds@health.state.mn.us
   
Technical Questions
MDS Automation Coordinator
Telephone: Metro Area 651-201-3817
Toll-free 888-234-1315

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

Updated Tuesday, 16-Nov-2010 08:51:40 CST