MDS 3.0 RAI User's Manual (V 1.11) RAI Manual v.1.12 has been released by CMS. We will update our online RAI Manual on Oct. 1 when new changes must be implemented in daily practice.
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 May 12, 2014:
The April update of Appendix B to the RAI Manual
contains changes to the list of state RAI coordinators, MDS automation coordinators, RAI panel members, and regional office contacts.