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MDS 3.0 RAI User's Manual (V 1.11)

Updated September 25, 2013

This page contains the current MDS 3.0 RAI Manual v1.11, effective October 1, 2013. This version of the MDS 3.0 RAI Manual incorporates clarifications to existing coding and transmission policy, integrates previously published Questions and Answers (Q & As) into the appropriate sections and addresses requested clarifications and scenarios concerning complex areas.

The manual is also maintained on the CMS website here.

Updated November 13, 2013:

  1. New ZIP file containing only the 5 replacement pages impacted by CMS’ November 2013 Errata for v1.11 of the RAI Manual is now available in the ZIP documents section. People with print manuals may use this ZIP file to print out and replace the affected pages.

Updated November 7, 2013:

  1. The flowchart “ADL Self-Performance Algorithm,” which describes the algorithm for ADL function items in Chapter 3 Section G (page G-7), and the accompanying change table
  2. Coding examples in Chapter 3 Section O (page O-33)
  3. A change table page incorrectly transcribed from Chapter 3 Section O (page 3)

Note that “(R)” is printed on page O-33 in Section O; on pages 3, 5, and 6 of the Section O Change Table; on page G-7 in Section G; and on page 7 of the Section G Change Table to indicate that the correction has been made.

Sometimes you need it all, and sometimes just a little. Use the links at the top of the list to download the MDS 3.0 RAI User's Manual v1.11 (two ZIP files and one PDF) or use the dropdown list to find the exact chapter, appendix, or change-table you need to replace.

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MDS 3.0 RAI Manual v1.11 and Change-Tables
MDS 3.0 RAI Manual v1.11 Replacement Manual Pages and Change-Tables
MDS 3.0 Appendix B
MDS 3.0 RAI Manual v1.11 Chapter 3, Sections G and O - Replacement Pages

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