CMS Final RAI Manual Now Available

Lisa Volk and Jackie Pappalardi in Clinical & Quality

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released the final version of the MDS 3.0 RAI Manual (version 1.17.1), which becomes effective in less than two weeks, on Oct. 1., 2019. The full RAI Manual has been posted to the CMS website The replacement manual pages and change tables only can be found here. (Click on the second link under related links.)


Lisa Volk, RN, B.P.S., LNHA
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15

Jackie Pappalardi, RN, BSN
Director, Educational Development & Grant Mgmt
518-462-4800 x16