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Government Source Documents

Core documents with which every long-term care nurse must be familiar including the
RAI User's Manual.

CMS Updates, Rules & Regulations

The latest information and changes from the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
  • Final MDS 3.0 Item Sets for Oct. 1, 2015, Release (3/15)

    Mar 24, 2015
    Includes list of all item set changes to be used for education.
  • MDS 3.0 Facility & Resident Quality Measure Preview Reports (4/12)

    Mar 22, 2015
    The MDS 3.0 Facility and Resident Quality Measure Preview reports are available in your facility's shared folder. These reports are similar to the MDS 2.0 Facility and Resident Quality Measure Preview reports, but have been updated to contain the new MDS 3.0 Quality Measures.
  • CMS releases slew of reports targeting VBP, other issues

    Mar 22, 2015
    Providers nationwide may have some heavy-duty summer reading if the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has its way. At the July 12 Skilled Nursing Facility/Long-term Care Open Door Forum (ODF), officials directed nursing facilities to an array of reports and documents that could have a significant impact on facilities on a number of fronts. Read the full synopsis here.

Articles & Information

Supplemental information and interpretations from AANAC staff, experts and external sources.

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