Long-Term Care

Ready or not, the MDS 3.0 is here

PPS Alert for Long-Term Care, November 1, 2010

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With a whoosh, a zoom, and what probably seems like a whack, MDS 3.0 has begun. You’ve been preparing for it for months and will be living with it for years. Has the first month gone as expected?

For the prepared facilities, the start of the MDS 3.0 might have come off as a breeze compared to all the groundwork that was laid leading up to it. But for the SNFs that thought it would be possible to adapt on the fly, they are likely still flying by the seat of their pants.

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