Long-Term Care

CMS releases new MDS 3.0 draft item set

PPS Alert for Long-Term Care, July 1, 2009

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CMS released an updated MDS 3.0 draft item set May 7, and the new version includes significant changes from previous drafts and the MDS 2.0. CMS plans to release the final MDS 3.0 in October of this year and implement the new assessment system October 1, 2010. Although items may be added, revised, or dropped before the final MDS 3.0 is released, the updated MDS 3.0 draft gives providers a good indication of what the final version will include.

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