Long-Term Care

QTSO releases MDS 3.0 submission helpful hints

MDS 3.0 Insider, November 15, 2010

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The QIES Technical Support Office (QTSO) recently released a document containing helpful hints to ensure correct MDS 3.0 submission. The document outlines the steps required to submit an MDS 3.0 file, verify its submission status, and obtain a Final Validation report. The document also lists some of the most common severe errors that providers are seeing in processing MDS 3.0 files. These errors are as follows:

  • 1001 Invalid Zip file format (no generated FVR)
  • 1002 Empty Zip file (no generated FVR)
  • 1004 Invalid XML file format (record not on generated FVR)
  • 1008 Missing or invalid State Code (record not on generated FVR)
  • 1009 Missing or invalid Transaction Type code (record not on generated FVR)
  • 1010 Missing or invalid Provider Type Code (record not on generated FVR)
  • 3693a Invalid Fac_ID (record not on generated FVR)

To read the QTSO’s document of MDS 3.0 submission tips, visit the Resources page of MDSCentral.



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