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RAI Manual v1.16 Arrives In September, But Start Training Now

By Caralyn Davis, Staff Writer - August 07, 2018

On July 31 – August 1, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) held a two-day train-the-trainer seminar to jumpstart provider preparations for the MDS item changes, as well as the updates to the Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Reporting Program (SNF QRP), that will implement this Oct. 1, 2018. The revisions will be wide-ranging. On the MDS side, there will be key item changes in these seven MDS sections: