MDS Manual Update to be Posted Next Week

Karen Morris and Nancy Leveille in Clinical & Quality

We received the following memo from CMS:

May 9, 2013 MDS 3.0 Updates:

MDS 3.0 RAI Manual V1.10 May 2013 – Note: The next MDS 3.0 RAI Manual update will be posted sometime next week. We have made recent enhancements, so there has been a slight delay. Please check the MDS 3.0 RAI Manual webpage next week.  (NYSHFA Note: The website is
MDS Provider Update Training – Note:  The first training video, which includes coding of discharge assessments and use of dashes, has been finalized. This video will soon be available for preview by the RAI  Coordinators for a two week time period. We anticipate public posting last week in May. Access to the video will be from the DHHS YouTube site and have a link from our MDS 3.0 Training page. **Please note that specific addresses are not yet available and will be announced prior to posting.

NYSHFA contacts: 

Nancy Leveille
Sr. Director, Member Operational Support Services
518-462-4800 ext 20 


Karen Morris
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 ext 15 

refer to mm2013-254