Information & Resources

AANAC provides you with the critical news and updates you need to incorporate into your daily practices. From RUGS and PPS to survey management and health information technology, you'll find it at

Resource Library

Quickly search through hundreds of government source documents, Q&As, articles, member-posted documents, and breaking news items in AANAC's Resource Library. Our robust search engine allows you to find the information you need by topic or keyword and then to filter by the type of information you want.

RAI Manual

This page provides easy access to the current MDS 3.0 RAI User's Manual v1.12, effective October 1, 201. Find clarifications to existing coding and transmission policy, previously published questions and answers int the appropriate sections, and clarifications and scenarios concerning complex areas.


The AANAChannel offers you a chance to learn from your peers and experts, explore the benefits of membership in AANAC, and take a break in your day with short, engaging, and informative videos.

Care Connection Blog

Discover the encouragement you need to reignite your passion for care in 500 words or less. Visit the Care Connection blog every Tuesday for a new post.

Student Resources

Explore the variety of free resources and learning opportunities available to nursing school students, faculty, and nursing schools.

LTC Leader Newsletter

Quickly access the articles and Q&As from the current and past issues of the Long-Term Care Leader e-newsletter. Don't remember in which issue an article appeared? Try searching for the article's topic in the Resource Library.