December 2009

Information Bulletin 09-16
NH-146
CBC-45

MDH Establishes Minimum Data Set 3.0 (MDS 3.0) Implementation Website

Purpose:

Minnesota Department of Health, Compliance Monitoring Division announces the establishment of a Minnesota MDS 3.0 implementation website. The site will provide information specific to the implementation of MDS 3.0 in Minnesota. Information about educational opportunities provided by MDH and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS); links to resource materials such as the MDS 3.0 forms, manuals and data specifications; and changes to the case mix program related to MDS 3.0 will be posted on this site.

Action to Be Taken:

Nursing homes are encouraged to bookmark the following site and share it with staff who deals with MDS assessments. You can sign up for eSubscribe and every time there is an addition to the MDH 3.0 web page, a govdelivery notification will be sent you. MDH strongly encourages interested individuals to sign up to receive these at: http://www.health.state.mn.us/subscribe.html or click on the eSubscribe icon on the Minnesota MDS 3.0 web page or the MDH home page. On the quick subscribe page under news and announcements select “Minimum Data Set MDS 3.0”.

Website Address: http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/fpc/MinnesotaMDS3_0.html

Contact Information:

If you have any questions related to this Information Bulletin, please contact:
Minnesota Department of Health
Compliance Monitoring Division
Licensing and Certification Program
P.O. Box 64900
St. Paul, Minnesota 55164-0900
Telephone: (651) 201-4101
Email: health.fpc-web@state.mn.us

Updated Friday, 11-Feb-2011 15:11:53 CST