MDS and RAI Information

MDS and RAI Information

Emergency Blanket Waiver of Minimum Data Set Timeframe Requirements (42 CFR§483.20) (PDF) (new 04/2021)

Outstate Training Opportunities (new 09/2019)

Basic Training for New MDS Nurses (updated 03/2020)

MDS 3.0 RAI Manual and Errata Documents

Nursing Home Quality Initiative - This CMS page has links on the left navigation bar to:

  • Spotlight (new or highlighted information for nursing facilities)
  • RAI Manual (providers need both the manual and any errata documents)
  • MDS 3.0 Technical information
  • MDS 3.0 Training including YouTube videos for coding MDS
  • Quality Measures

MDS Section GG, Functional Abilities and Goals Videos (New 08/2016)

Part 1: MDS 3.0 Section GG, Functional Abilities and Goals: GG0130 Self Care (YouTube)

Part 2: MDS 3.0 Section GG, Functional Abilities and Goals: GG0130 sections A-C (YouTube)

Part 3: MDS 3.0 Section GG, Functional Abilities and Goals: GG0170 Mobility Sections B-C (YouTube)

Part 4: MDS 3.0 Section GG, Functional Abilities and Goals: GG0170 Mobility Sections D-S (YouTube)

MDH Training and Clarification

2021 Statute Changes WebEx (new 08/2021)

2021 Statute Changes Effective August 1, 2021 (PDF) (new 08/2021)

2021 Statute Changes Frequently Asked Questions (PDF) (updated 09/2021)

Clarification of O0100M Isolation Coding (PDF) (new 03/2021)

MDS 3.0 Changes Effective October 1, 2020 (PDF) (new 10/2020)

Restorative Nursing Program PowerPoint (PDF) (new 12/2018)

Restorative Nursing Program Tips (PDF) (new 02/2015)

Clarification regarding shortness of breath documentation (new 09/2016)

Clarification regarding the coding of IV medications and Chemotherapy on the MDS (new 04/2015)

Clarification related to active diagnoses, quadriplegia and acceptable physician documentation of diagnoses (updated 10/2014)

CMS SNF Open Door Forum - A federal teleconference designed for skilled nursing facility staff.

Respiratory Nurse Proficiency (PDF) - The Minnesota Case Mix Review Program will be looking for documented evidence for the proficiency of respiratory nurses. See the definition of respiratory therapy in Appendix A, page 19 of the RAI Manual.

Section Q Webinar (new 12/2018)

MDS Section Q Senior Linkage Line Slides (PDF) (new 12/2018)

MDS Section Q MDH Slides (PDF) (new 12/2018)

Additional Provider Resources

Additional Provider Resources - Related to Payment, MDS Submission and Licensure (updated 04/2021)

Updated Friday, October 22, 2021 at 01:33PM