Long-Term Care

Ask the Expert Q&A: What is a nursing RUG?

MDS 3.0 Insider, July 9, 2012

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Q: What is a nursing RUG?

A: A “nursing RUG” is industry lingo for RUG-IV scores in Extensive Services, Special Care High, Special Care Low, and Clinically complex categories, because clinical rather than rehab conditions and services trigger a beneficiary into those categories.



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