MDS 3.0 RAI User’s Manual Updates v1.17.1 Checklist

By AANAC - September 30, 2019

MDS 3.0 RAI User’s Manual Updates v1.17.1 Checklist

CMS finally released version v1.17.1 of the RAI User’s Manual that will go into effect Oct. 1, 2019! In case you missed it, AANAC has got you covered! Below is a short list to help you review some of the major changes you need to know:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PDPM:

  • Table of Contents, Page ii
  • Chapter 1, Page 1-7, Page 1-11
  • Chapter 2 (Review full chapter)
  • Chapter 3, Section A, Page A-37
  • Chapter 3, Section C, Page C-2
  • Chapter 3, Section Z, Page Z-1 – Z-2
  • Chapter 5 (HIPPS codes Page 5-6, Cross-Over Rule Pages 5-12 – 5-13)
  • Chapter 6 (Review full chapter)
  • Appendix A, Pages A-1, A-8, A-15, A-25

 

Interim Payment Assessment (IPA):

  • Chapter 2 (Review full chapter)
  • Chapter 3: Section A, Pages A-7, A-37
  • Chapter 3: Section GG (Review full section)
  • Chapter 3: Section K, Page K-11
  • Chapter 6 (Review full chapter)
  • Appendix A, Page A-24

 

Interrupted Stays:

  • Chapter 2 (Review full chapter)
  • Chapter 3: Section A, Page A-9 – A-11, A-36
  • Chapter 6 (Review full chapter)
  • Appendix A, Page A-10

 

ICD-10:

  • Chapter 3: Section I (Review full section)
  • Chapter 6 (Review full chapter)

 

Recent Surgery Requiring Active SNF Care:

  • Chapter 3: Section J, Pages J-37 – J-45

 

Discharge Assessments:

  • Chapter 2 (Review full chapter)
  • Chapter 3: Section A, Page A-8, A-10 – A11, A-31
  • Chapter 3: Section M, Pages M-39 – M-40
  • Chapter 3: Section O (Review full section)

 

Significant Change in Status Assessment (SCSA):

  • Chapter 2 (Review full chapter)
  • Chapter 3: Section A, Pages A-6, A-21, A-22 – A24
  • Chapter 3: Section O, Page O-6
  • Chapter 5 (Review full chapter)

 

Therapy:

  • Chapter 3: Section O (Review full section)

 

Optional State Assessment (OSA):

  • Chapter 3, Section A, Page A-4 – A-5
  • Chapter 3, Section X, Page X-4
  • Chapter 5, Page 5-1
  • Appendix A, Page A-24

 

Chapters to read in their entirety due to major changes:

  • Chapter 2
  • Chapter 6

 

List of all chapters and sections with any changes:

  • Table of Contents
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 2
  • Chapter 3: Section A
  • Chapter 3: Section C
  • Chapter 3: Section D
  • Chapter 3: Section GG
  • Chapter 3: Section I
  • Chapter 3: Section J
  • Chapter 3: Section K
  • Chapter 3: Section M
  • Chapter 3: Section O
  • Chapter 3: Section V
  • Chapter 3: Section X
  • Chapter 3: Section Z
  • Chapter 4
  • Chapter 5
  • Chapter 6
  • Appendix A
  • Appendix C
  • Appendix G

 

Also, be sure to attend the upcoming AANAC webinar on some of the important changes listed above, “MDS 3.0 RAI Manual v1.17.1 and Live Q&A,” on Oct. 17 at 2 pm ET! There will be a 30-minute presentation, followed by 30 minutes of live Q&A. Registration opens Oct. 1.

 

Here at AANAC, we want to ensure you are always getting the latest information about regulation updates and the resources you need to successfully perform your job. AANAC members receive access to free articles, tools, podcasts, live webinars, and an online discussion group about the most important issues facing long-term care professionals today.

 

Note: RAC-CT Courses Being Updated with the Latest MDS Changes

For those looking for the most current MDS education, our Resident Assessment Coordinator--Certified (RAC-CT®) courses are now being updated by our curriculum development specialists with the most recent changes included in v1.17.1 of the RAI User’s Manual. These updates will be completed as of Oct. 1, 2019!

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